10/26/2016 15:00 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that two individuals pleaded nolo contendere recently to unemployment insurance benefit fraud with court-ordered restitution in excess of $17,000. "This year to date, our office has successfully prosecuted nearly 30 cases of unemployment insurance...
10/24/2016 17:15 EDT
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Christopher Jimenez (age 30), of Providence, RI, was found guilty by Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel of second degree murder and first degree child abuse for the beating death of his infant daughter Christina. The verdict...

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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...

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10/18/2016 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. Fredi Lopez (age 32) 480 Union Ave. Providence, RI P1-2016-2973A The Providence County Grand
10/17/2016 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. Timothy Homerston (age 52) 19 Bunny Trail Hope, RI P1-2016-2978A The Providence County...

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10/14/2016 15:15 EDT
This Department has long held that "in order for this Department to have jurisdiction to inquire into an APRA matter, the complainant must first have requested a record from a public body, and second, the complainant must have been denied access to the requested record." Schmidt v. Ashaway...
10/14/2016 15:15 EDT
Complainant alleged that the Town violated the APRA when it failed to respond to his APRA request. The evidence indicated that the Town timely responded to the APRA request by stating that it did not have the requested documents. We also found that Complainant's suggestion that the Police...
10/07/2016 15:15 EDT
The Cranston Police Department did not violate the APRA when it withheld some documents responsive to an incident report and provided other documents related to an incident report in a redacted manner. No evidence was presented that disclosure would advance the APRA "public interest" as described...
10/07/2016 14:45 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it withheld requested documents without giving specific reasons for the denial and without indicating the procedures for appealing the denial. The evidence revealed that the City released the requested documents during the pendency of...

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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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