07/19/2018 11:15 EDT
As part of July being Military Consumer Protection Month, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joins the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in announcing "Operation Donate With Honor," a new education campaign to help donors spot fraudulent charities that claim to help veterans and active duty service...
07/02/2018 13:30 EDT
The "Ocean State" Becomes First State to Challenge Big Oil in Court for Knowingly Putting Rhode Island Infrastructure, Businesses, Families, and Ecosystems in Jeopardy PROVIDENCE, RI - Faced with growing effects of climate change and the costs related to protecting the State, Rhode...
06/29/2018 16:45 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Ricardo Franco (age 40), of Central Falls, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern to 45 years, with 30 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation, for three counts of first degree child molestation. In addition,
06/27/2018 16:45 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today expressed his disappointment in the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31, a labor case involving public employees paying fees to support the cost of critical representation during collective bargaining. In January, Attorney General
06/26/2018 15:30 EDT
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a multistate lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration's policy of forced family separation on the U.S. southern border. A total of 16 other states and the District of Columbia joined the lawsuit, filed today in the U.S. District...
06/25/2018 11:45 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General has filed a civil lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors over their alleged campaign of unfairly, deceptively, and fraudulently marketing and promoting opioids in Rhode Island. The...

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11/16/2017 13:45 EST
Victims of wire transfer scams may now apply for compensation through the U.S. Department of Justice's Victim Asset Recovery Program Rhode Islanders who were deceived into sending payments to scammers using Western Union's wire transfer service may now apply for compensation from a $586 million...
09/27/2017 15:45 EDT
After receiving more than a dozen complaints from small business owners alerting the Office that they were targets of a billing scam with callers posing as representatives of National Grid, Attorney General Kilmartin is urging other businesses to be on high alert should they receive a phone call...
09/08/2017 10:45 EDT
With the news that credit monitoring giant Equifax has experienced a data breach of 143 million consumers â nearly 1/3 of the population of the United States - Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is providing potentially impacted Rhode Island consumers with information on what to do to protect from
09/07/2017 11:45 EDT
Continuing his commitment to helping Rhode Island residents protect against identity theft, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is teaming up with Infoshred to offer free shredding services on Friday, September 15th, from 9:00 a.m. â 11:00 a.m., at the Pilgrim Senior Center, located at 27 Pilgrim...

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07/11/2018 16:45 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. Owen Morris (age 21) 18 Cole Street Warren, RI 02885 P1-2018-2037A The Statewide Grand...
07/11/2018 13:15 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. Samuel Cabrera (age 33) 23 Plant Street Cumberland, RI P1-2018-1934A The Providence...
06/21/2018 13:15 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. David Delgado (age 30) 495 Front Street, Apt. 1 Woonsocket, R.I. P1-2018-1753A The...
06/15/2018 16:15 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. Abdeladim Elkhattabi (age 39) 7 Wenscott Lane North Providence, R.I. P1-2018-1643A...

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07/11/2018 13:15 EDT
The School Department did not violate the APRA when it denied a request for a videotape depicting a minor. Even if the requester had an enhanced interest in the requested record, an APRA request must be evaluated with respect to the public at-large, not the interest of the particular requester....
07/05/2018 14:45 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the Fire District violated the OMA when two meetings occurred outside the public purview and when she was instructed that she "need not" attend a public meeting. With respect to the first alleged meeting, we found no violation because there was no evidence that any of...
07/05/2018 14:30 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the OMA when it formed a stakeholder group that met or will meet outside the public purview. The uncontroverted evidence demonstrated that no meeting of the stakeholders group had occurred. Therefore, the OMA was not implicated. Furthermore, based on...
07/05/2018 14:30 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the Fire Department violated the APRA when it denied his request for documents on the grounds that they did not exist. The Complainant alleged that the documents did exist. We found that the Complainant's request unequivocally sought completed forms. Since no completed...

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Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and Olympic Gold Medalist Summer Sanders urge parents to have frequent conversations with their kids on the dangers of underage drinking.





Attorney General Peter Kilmartin advises families to stay safe on the Internet.





Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and US Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles encourage parents to talk with their kids about saying YES to a healthy lifestyle and NO to underage drinking.





A PSA about Attorney General Kilmartin’s 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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