07/28/2016 14:45 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Janet Coit, Director of the Department of Environmental Management (DEM), applauded the order by Superior Court Justice Michael A. Silverstein appointing a Special Master to oversee the cleanup of the Rhode Island Recycled Metals (RIRM) scrap metal operation...
07/27/2016 13:00 EDT
To assist the public in obtaining the required criminal background checks mandated by various Rhode Island General Laws, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is again offering state and national background check services at several locations across the state throughout August. In addition to...

More →

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...
02/11/2016 14:15 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a settlement with Dallas-based MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc. (MoneyGram) resolving a multistate investigation which focused on complaints of consumers who used MoneyGram's wire transfer service to send money to third parties involved in schemes...

More →

07/25/2016 14:00 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. Henry Cabrera (age 39) 261 Narrow Lane Charlestown, RI W1-2016-0272A The Washington County
07/22/2016 15:30 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. Andres Mena (age 27) 15 Valley Stream Drive Cumberland, RI P1-2016-2262AG Kenny Santiago (

More →

07/28/2016 13:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it withheld, based upon the attorney-client relationship, documents responsive to her APRA request. Based upon this Department's in camera review of the three (3) emails, consisting of two (2) pages, we concluded that the documents were...
07/28/2016 13:00 EDT
The Department of Public Safety did not violate the APRA when it redacted the identities and contact information for third parties – but released the substantive information related to these third parties – and when it redacted the subject-matter of one incident or circumstance involving the...
07/28/2016 13:00 EDT
Complainant filed a complaint against the Housing Development alleging that it had violated the APRA when it failed to respond to his October 26, 2015 and November 20, 2015 APRA requests, as well as his December 16, 2015 administrative appeal. The Housing Authority responded that it never received
07/28/2016 13:00 EDT
The ERSRI did not violate the APRA when it denied a request that would have required the ERSRI to perform a calculation that it had not performed. Because the ERSRI did not perform this calculation, and thus had no documents responsive to this calculation, the APRA did not require the ERSRI to...

More →

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.

To view more videos from Attorney General Kilmartin, click here.