08/27/2015 16:45 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today filed an Administrative Appeal in Rhode Island Superior Court seeking review of the Rhode Island Office of Health Insurance Commissioner's (OHIC) Decision and Amended Decision increasing rates that can be charged by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island ("...
08/21/2015 10:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General and Verizon Wireless have collaborated to present a $7,500 contribution to the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV). This donation is in part the result of a month-long cell phone recycling drive led by Attorney General Peter F....

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06/19/2015 13:45 EDT
Although Tax Season is over, scam artists are still ramping up efforts to defraud taxpayers. With an influx of complaints from local consumers – including several employees of the Office of Attorney General – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is cautioning Rhode Islanders to be wary of calls...
06/01/2015 14:45 EDT
With the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announcing that criminals used stolen data to access tax return information on more than 100,000 accounts, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Rhode Islanders to be vigilant in monitoring for suspicious activity. Reports have surfaced that...
05/08/2015 14:15 EDT
Thanks to a heads-up from a savvy consumer who recognized it as a scam, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Rhode Islanders about a resurgence of the "tech support scam." In this recent twist on a persistent scam, consumers have been receiving unsolicited phone calls from individuals...
03/04/2015 13:45 EST
With tax season in full swing, the "IRS Scam" seems to once again be targeting Rhode Islanders. "In the past two days our Consumer Protection Unit has received more than a dozen calls alerting us that the scam artists are back," said Attorney General Peter Kilmartin. According to alert consumers...

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08/28/2015 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. Brett Mistofsky, age 39 181 Lakeside Avenue Warwick, RI K1-2015-0569A Tonya Bess, age 39 30...
08/14/2015 16:00 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. Zachary Alvarado (age 19) 285 Main Street Woonsocket, RI P1-2015-2618AG The Providence...

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08/21/2015 12:15 EDT
The Department of Health and Office of Drinking Water Quality ("DOH" and "DWQ") violated that APRA when it failed to timely respond to the Complainant's APRA request dated April 2, 2014. See R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-7. We have concerns whether the DOH and DWQ's violation amount to a "knowing and...
08/21/2015 12:15 EDT
The DPS violated the APRA when it failed to provide redacted documents responsive to the Town's APRA request. The Town sought documents concerning a particular investigation but the DPS denied the request indicating that the disclosure "could reasonably be expected to constitute an unwarranted...
08/21/2015 12:15 EDT
The Department of Public Safety did not violate the APRA when it did not provide copies of incident reports relating its investigation into a particularly identifiable individual concerning allegations of child pornography. Considering the totality of the circumstances, the disclosure "could...
08/21/2015 12:15 EDT
On October 10, 2014, an attorney submitted an APRA request to the City of Pawtucket ("City"). Pursuant to that request, some documents were provided and other documents were denied. Thereafter, the attorney, acting on behalf of his client, filed an APRA complaint alleging that the City's denial...

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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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