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Customs seizes undervalued vehicle destined for Nigeria

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Wilmington, seized a 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Monday that was destined to Lagos, Nigeria. The vehicle was flagged for being grossly undervalued. Officers initially...

Photographer Fleming indicted on federal tax charges

Well-known Delaware photographer Bruce Kevin Fleming has been indicted on federal tax charges. The indictment includes five counts of tax evasion, regarding the tax years 2012 through 2016.  Fleming allegedly operated Kevin Fleming, Inc., and...

Trending: Massage parlor-brothel operator convicted in first of its kind racketeering case

The operator of several massage parlors in  Delaware  was found liable of three violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (R.I.C.O.) statute. The state alleged that Da Zhong Wang, 55, formerly of Smyrna, profited...

Man from Bear charged with embezzling $42,000 from Wilmington business

A Wilmington Police investigation has resulted in the arrest of a 46-year-old man in connection with an embezzlement case that dates back to January.   On August 18, police were called to a business in the...

Employee charged with altering credit card transactions at Rehoboth business

Michael J. Maricle, 48 of Lewes  was arrested  earlier this month on multiple counts of falsifying business records at his place of employment on North First Street in Rehoboth Beach.  Officers were called to the...

JPMorgan Chase does the right thing

Good afternoon, JPMorgan Chase did the right thing in redoubling its commitment to hire more ex-offenders. Readers seemed to agree,  with the story ranking first in page views by a wide margin so far this week....

Shipping companies to pay $1.8 million in Delaware Valley oil pollution case

Two shipping companies incorporated in Liberia pleaded guilty in federal court in Wilmington to failing to notify the U.S. Coast Guard of a hazardous condition and for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from...

Customs and Border Protection finds gun, 1,500 rounds in household shipment destined for Honduras

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discovered a handgun and nearly 1,500 rounds of ammunition on October 4 at the Port of Wilmington. CBP officers used a mobile x-ray to scan 200 cardboard boxes in...

Trending: Record year for seizures of stolen vehicles that were to be shipped from...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a stolen 2018 Cadillac Escalade, valued at more than $57,000 at the Port of Wilmington late last month. The recovery was one of a record 16 stolen vehicles...

Trending: Wilmington University announces True Crime Lecture Series

Starting Oct. 15, Wilmington University's  Criminal Justice Institute will present FBI profilers, undercover agents and investigators who handled some of the most infamous crimes in law enforcement history. The series is free and open...