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Friday, November 24, 2017

Deal with bank, trial delay, reported in Wilmington Trust case

Delaware Online reported today that the trial of former Wilmington Trust executives will be delayed until next year after a deal was reached with the financial services company.  The trial had been slated to get...

Jury selection under way in trial of former Wilmington Trust execs

Jury selection has begun for a trial to determine if four former Wilmington Trust executives are guilty of conspiracy and false statements. The expected six-week trial is scheduled to begin Oct. 10 in district court...

Trial of former Wilmington Trust execs to get under way

The trial of former Wilmington Trust executives gets underway this week. In 2015, Former Wilmington Trust President, Robert V.A.  Harra and other executives have been indicted on federal charges related to concealing information on bad loans...

High-tech equipment detects ammunition in shipment at the Port of Wilmington

U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Coast Guard personnel seized 368 rounds of ammunition concealed inside a Guatemala-bound container at the Port of Wilmington, Del., Aug. 29 during a joint agency inspection. The seizure was...

Legislation gives local government more tools in combating housing blight

Gov. John Carney on signed into law House Bills 187 and 188. The legislation provides local government with more tools in dealing with blighted housing. The bill passed the General Assembly unanimously in June. Governor Carney...

Delaware to host police training in effort to curb financial exploitation of senior...

 The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit has been selected as one of eight jurisdictions around the country to host a training for law enforcement on preventing, investigating and prosecuting financial exploitation of...

Marijuana study task force to hold its first meeting on Wed.

The task force authorized by the Delaware Legislature to study the best way for the state to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use will hold its first meeting on Wednesday in Legislative Hall...

Two face auto insurance fraud charges

Lisa A. Mitchell, 46 and Robert R. Jones, 56, both of Wilmington, were indicted by a New Castle County grand jury after an investigation by the Department of Insurance Fraud Prevention Bureau. Mitchell and...

IRS warns about growing threat from phishing for W-2 tax form...

  The Internal Revenue Service and other agencies are warning tax professionals  about a surge  in scams involving the W-2 forms The W-2 scam is called a business email compromise or BEC.  The IRS saw a...

2 apprehended in connection with burglary of medications for horses

Delaware State Police arrested Danielle Poliseno and Zachary Knipple during a traffic stop over the weekend. Both were wanted in connection with two burglaries that occurred in July and August at  Equine Veterinary Supplies in...