02/05/2016 11:30 EST
More than 1,100 Rhode Island borrowers eligible for mortgage relief; foreclosed HSBC loans may be eligible for payments for past abuse Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a $470 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC to address mortgage...
02/04/2016 16:00 EST
After a review of appropriate state statutes, case law, and operations, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has found that daily fantasy sports are currently legal under Rhode Island law. Kilmartin sent his finding in a letter to Governor Gina Raimondo, Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, and...

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12/01/2015 11:00 EST
There's Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and now "Giving Tuesday." A global day dedicated to giving back to the community, Giving Tuesday encourages people to volunteer or make a monetary donation to their favorite charity. Before opening up their wallets, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is...
11/24/2015 14:45 EST
Whether you're out braving the Black Friday crowds or shopping online from the comfort of your couch on Cyber Monday, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is reminding shoppers of important tips to help keep consumers merry – and their finances bright – this holiday season. "During this season of
10/29/2015 13:45 EDT
After receiving more than 50 calls today from consumers reporting that they had been contacted by the IRS, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is reminding consumers that it is a scam, and he is providing tips to help people avoid falling victim to what has become one of the most persistent scams...
10/21/2015 10:00 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is alerting consumers of an aggressive scam believed to be targeting elderly residents of Rhode Island involving fraudulent sweepstakes in which the senior is sent a fraudulent check to offset "processing fees" associated with the sweepstakes. An elderly...

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02/04/2016 12:00 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. Carlos Ramos (age 27) 12 Courtland Street Providence, RI P1-2016-0355AG Dennise Melendez-...
01/29/2016 16:00 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. Shaquille Jones (age 23) 20 Nichols Brown Yards Providence, RI P1-2016-0292AG The Providence

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02/03/2016 16:30 EST
The Scituate Town Council did not violate the OMA when it discussed matters appropriate for closed session under R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-5(a)(2) – "[s]essions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation, or work sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation." Complainant further...
02/01/2016 13:00 EST
Complainant alleged that the Town violated the APRA when it denied him access to requested documents. Based on all the evidence presented, we found that the privacy interests implicated by disclosure clearly outweighed the public interest and, therefore, disclosure would "constitute a clearly...
01/08/2016 13:15 EST
The Complainant alleged that the WGFD failed to specify the reasons for its denial, failed to indicate whether responsive documents did not exist, and that the requested documents maintained in a third party's personnel file should be deemed public records. Although the Fire District's denial...
01/08/2016 13:15 EST
In Fitzgerald v. Warwick Police Department, PR 14-13, we concluded that the Police Department violated the APRA when it assessed a "flat fee" of $5.00 per report in response to an APRA request seeking reports and records pertaining to two (2) individuals. The sole issue to be addressed in this...

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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.





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