03/24/2017 18:00 EDT
Companies to pay Rhode Island approximately $50 million upfront for disputed years 2004 through 2014 Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that his office and the State of Rhode Island have reached a settlement in principle with various tobacco companies over disputes relating to...
03/24/2017 17:15 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Henry Lopez (age 27), of Providence, was sentenced today to a total of 22 years to serve followed by 20 years suspended non-parolable for his role in the October 22, 2014 Providence shooting that left Terry Robinson dead and Delacy Andrade injured.

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11/29/2016 16:15 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Vladimir Catano (age 35), of Johnston, RI, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses and one count of fraudulent access to a computer system for the purpose of
05/13/2016 14:30 EDT
With the overwhelming success of the shred-a-thon held at the Middletown Police Department on May 5th, Attorney General Kilmartin has scheduled a second free shred-a-thon event at the Middletown Senior Center on Thursday, May 19th, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., or until capacity. The event will...
05/04/2016 11:30 EDT
Attorney General Offers Help on How to Spot the Scam A new twist on a familiar scam. While consumers are getting more savvy on how to spot the traditional "IRS scam," new information is emerging that those behind the scam have added a new layer to it, hoping to confuse and fool unsuspecting and
05/03/2016 15:45 EDT
With the news that sporting goods retail giant Sports Authority is seeking permission from a bankruptcy judge to close all of its 450 store locations, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin wants consumers to know what this may mean for them. Sports Authority currently operates three locations in...

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03/15/2017 14:30 EDT
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Roberto Acosta (age 28) 27 Clifton Street Central Falls, RI P1-2017-0687A The Providence...
03/07/2017 17:15 EST
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Lucas Tiberio (age 31) 1325 Mendon Road Cumberland, RI K1-2017-0146A The Kent County Grand

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03/15/2017 14:30 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the School Committee violated the OMA by improperly sharing her correspondence during executive session. The Complainant was unable to attend the meeting in question for unrelated reasons. The OMA provides that "[a]ny citizen or entity of the state who is aggrieved as a
03/13/2017 11:45 EDT
The Pawtucket Police Department did not violate the APRA when it denied a request for the residential address of a person involved in a motor-vehicle accident. The information requested was available through non-APRA avenues, and if a public record under the APRA in this circumstance, the...
03/13/2017 11:45 EDT
Complainant alleged that the Town violated the APRA when it produced only the face sheet and not the narratives of the requested internal affairs reports. Based on our prior finding in WPRI v. Woonsocket Police Department, PR 12-17, we found that the request for "the last 10 Internal Affairs...
03/13/2017 11:45 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it failed to produce certain documents responsive to her request. Specifically, the APRA request sought the last twelve internal affairs reports and, although the City provided twelve internal affairs reports, the Complainant alleged that

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A public service announcement with striking statistics on the deadly dangers of drunk driving, featuring young Rhode Islanders and Attorney General Kilmartin.




Attorney General Kilmartin talks about his statewide Shred-a-thon events, their success, and how they can protect you from identity theft.




Attorney General Kilmartin discusses how to protect yourself from identity theft as a result of recent data breaches.





For National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Attorney General Kilmartin filmed a public service announcement to raise awareness of the issue.





Learn more about Attorney General Kilmartin's campaign against cyberbullying, TakeCharge!, in this public service announcement.





Attorney General Kilmartin warns consumers about phone scammers claiming to represent government agencies.







Attorney General Kilmartin offers internet safety tips.






Attorney General Kilmartin offers tips for data privacy day.




Attorney General Kilmartin speaks about the importance of the First Amendment.



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