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Liquor store owners arrested on charges of transporting beverages in attempt...

Two liquor store owners were arrested on charges that including transporting beverages to Delaware in an attempt to evade taxes. More than $100,000 was found at the home of one of the suspects. The Delaware...

Middletown man pleads guilty to home improvement fraud charges

A 50-year-old Middletown man faces up to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to four counts of Home Improvement Fraud and four theft counts. The felony pleas came in connection with a series of home...

Dental license suspended on allegations of allowing staff to fill teeth and administer...

Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock and the state Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene have suspended the Delaware dental license of Dr. I-Yin Liu.  Bullock and the board considered the findings of an investigation by...

Wilmington lawyer Neff and PA man convicted in federal payday loan case

A   Wilmington lawyer and former financial services executive  and a Villanova, PA man were convicted of charges related to a payday loan business. Charles M. Hallinan, 76  and Wheeler K. Neff, 69 , of Wilmington...

State says it works with Feds to keep an eye on LLCs used in...

The Director of the Delaware Division of Corporations is working to identify corporate shell entities tied to illegal activity, such as money laundering. Delaware LLCs have been mentioned in  coverage of drug cartels and most...

Terminix fined $9.2 million in pesticide poisoning of Delaware family

Terminix International and affiliates were sentenced for violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act in the U.S. Virgin Islands,  according to the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency.  The pest control...

Czap gets four years for taking $6.1 million from Newark company

Roberta Czap, age 67, formerly of Newark, was sentenced by Chief U. S. District Court Judge Leonard P. Stark to four years in prison and three years of supervised release.  In addition,  Czap will be...

Scam victims from Del. who sent money to Western Union can apply for reimbursement

The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit announced the process for filing claims for restitution for Delaware residents tricked into sending payments to scammers using Western Union has opened. The reimbursements come as...

Proposed ordinance aims to provide more location options for craft brewers

A New Castle County Council member will introduce an ordinance that would lower zoning  barriers in locating breweries and distilleries. The Craft Production Establishment Ordinance will be introduced on Tuesday. The ordinance would allow craft breweries...

Snafu leads to 9,500 notices from Court of Common pleas not being delivered

The Delaware Court of Common Pleas has learned that Notices to Appear in nearly one-in-five criminal cases.  Delaware’s Department of Technology and Information (DTI) – the state agency that handles the processing, printing and mailing...