09/17/2018 12:00 EDT
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined 55 other state and territory attorneys general to in a letter to congressional leaders and the chairs of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees urging lawmakers to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). "Since the...
09/13/2018 14:15 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin won a victory in federal court against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos after challenging the U.S. Department of Education's plan to abandon federal protections for students cheated by predatory, for-profit schools. The opinion called Secretary DeVos' actions...
09/10/2018 16:00 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jamie Barriera (age 37), of Warwick, Albert Barriera (age 63), of Warwick, and Louis Geremia (age 63), of Warwick, appeared today in Kent County Superior Court before Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini to plead to their roles in the August
09/05/2018 11:15 EDT
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of 14 attorneys general urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Acting Director Mick Mulvaney to continue protecting the rights of consumers against credit discrimination under the Equal Credit Opportunity...
08/31/2018 11:15 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined an 18-state coalition in filing an amicus brief in Ramos v. Nielsen, supporting plaintiffs' efforts to prevent the potential deportation of hundreds of thousands of people who hold Temporary Protected Status (TPS). In this case, plaintiffs seek a...
08/30/2018 13:45 EDT
In light of reports that an outside special interest group has engaged in a campaign to misinform public sector employees, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today provided clarity on the Supreme Court decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 31 et

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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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09/04/2018 11:00 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. Marcell Monteiro (age 19) 33 Collins St. Attleboro, MA P1-2018-2516AG Ebrima Jatta (age...
08/24/2018 12:45 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. Howard Smith (age 37) 248 Putnam Pike Johnston, RI P1-2018-2487A The Providence County...
08/10/2018 11:15 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. Bryan Agramonte (age 18) 233 Baker Street Providence, RI P1-2018-2325A The Providence...
08/03/2018 10:30 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. Carlos Monge (age 40) 132 Dante St. Providence, R.I. P1-2018-2223AG The Providence...

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08/30/2018 16:30 EDT
This supplemental finding addressed whether the OMA violation found in Langseth v. Air Service Development Council, OM 18-10 was willful or knowing. After reviewing all the evidence presented, we found insufficient evidence of a willful or knowing violation. The Council's actions did not indicate a
08/22/2018 13:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the MBRTF violated the APRA by withholding a responsive document and violated the OMA by improperly discussing items during executive sessions, insufficiently specifying the litigation discussed on meeting agendas, and failing to timely submit meeting minutes to the...
08/22/2018 13:15 EDT
The Town of North Smithfield ("Town") violated the APRA when it denied the Complainant's request to view a financial report, claiming it was an exempt correspondence to an elected official in his official capacity, pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-2(4)(M). This Department determined that the...

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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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