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01/26/2015 14:15 EST
With Governor Gina Raimondo declaring a state of emergency in advance of the pending severe winter weather event, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin reminds businesses and consumers that under Rhode Island General Laws 6-13-21, upon a declaration of a state of emergency by the governor, retail...
01/15/2015 15:30 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Richard Perry (age 57), with a last known address of 50 Arlington Avenue, Warren, pled nolo contendere to three counts of second degree child molestation. The plea came after the start of a jury-waived trial before Superior Court Justice...

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01/09/2015 15:45 EST
Thanks to a heads-up from savvy and smart consumers who recognized it as a scam and alerted the Consumer Protection Unit, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning all consumers to be on high alert for phone calls from individuals claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)...
12/30/2014 16:15 EST
Scam Artists Demand Payment in Lieu of Being Arrested After a consumer presented himself at the Office of Attorney General concerned there was a warrant out for his arrest, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is warning consumers to be aware of a new scam by someone claiming to be from the "...
12/30/2014 09:15 EST
If your New Year's resolution is to slim down and exercise more, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin reminds Rhode Islanders to exercise good consumer protection when choosing a health club facility. "In a rush to follow through on resolutions to get fit and healthy, many consumers don't take...
12/19/2014 13:00 EST
State to Receive Approximately $200,000 from Settlements Consumers Eligible for Refunds and Debt Forgiveness Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General – along with the Attorneys General of the other 49 States and the District of...

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01/21/2015 13:15 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. Brandon Levesque, age 20 21 Niblick Circle Coventry, RI K1-2015-0054A The Kent County...
01/16/2015 13:00 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. The Providence County Grand Jury has completed its investigation into the facts and...

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01/23/2015 13:15 EST
In Gorman v. Central Coventry Fire District, Board of Directors and Fay v. Central Coventry Fire District, Board of Directors, OM14-09, this Department concluded that five (5) matters/violations warranted further investigation. Specifically, these matters included the Board's: (1) failure to...
01/23/2015 13:15 EST
Based upon the totality of the evidence, we cannot conclude that the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority ("RITBA") willfully or knowingly violated the OMA. The facts establish that the RITBA failed to file "official and/or approved" minutes on the Secretary of State's website for its July 9,
01/12/2015 13:30 EST
The Complainant sought minutes for executive sessions convened on July 23, 2013, November 5, 2013, and November 19, 2013. Because the July 23, 2013 executive session minutes were not sealed, these executive session minutes were public records. Conversely, because the November 2013 executive...
01/09/2015 11:00 EST
The Office of Attorney General today filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Nasonville Fire District for violations of the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA) for failure to respond to an APRA request within the time as prescribed by law. On January 15, 2014,...

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