04/27/2016 15:00 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Nelson Godfrey (age 55), of North Smithfield, pleaded nolo contendre today before Providence Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses over $1,500 for collecting more than $20,000 in...
04/27/2016 11:45 EDT
Wyeth and Pfizer Agree to Pay $784.6 Million to Resolve Allegations of Underpaying Rebates Owed Under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island will share in a $784.6 million dollar settlement reached with Wyeth, a wholly owned...

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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...
12/01/2015 12:00 EST
There's Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and now "Giving Tuesday." A global day dedicated to giving back to the community, Giving Tuesday encourages people to volunteer or make a monetary donation to their favorite charity. Before opening up their wallets, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is...
11/24/2015 15:45 EST
Whether you're out braving the Black Friday crowds or shopping online from the comfort of your couch on Cyber Monday, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is reminding shoppers of important tips to help keep consumers merry – and their finances bright – this holiday season. "During this season of
10/29/2015 14:45 EDT
After receiving more than 50 calls today from consumers reporting that they had been contacted by the IRS, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is reminding consumers that it is a scam, and he is providing tips to help people avoid falling victim to what has become one of the most persistent scams...

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04/20/2016 13:45 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. Rezhaun Braddock (age 20) 61 Hurdis St. North Providence, RI P1-2016-1269AG • First degree...
04/14/2016 10:00 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. Alfredo Valentine (age 29) Providence, RI P1-2016-1221A The Providence County Grand Jury...

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04/28/2016 15:45 EDT
The Complainant, a member of the Board of Examiners for Interpreters for the Deaf ("Board"), alleged various allegations, many of which were outside the purview of the OMA. With respect to the OMA, the Complaint alleged that the Board's February 12, 2014 and June 11, 2014 minutes were not timely...
04/20/2016 13:45 EDT
The Complainant alleged the Cumberland Fire District ("CFD") violated the OMA when the agenda for one of its meeting did not include a time the meeting was to commence. The Complainant did not attend the meeting in question, nor did he attend any of the CFD's meetings. This Department sent...
04/15/2016 13:15 EDT
The Compass School violated the OMA when it held a strategic planning session meeting on February 7, 2015, yet failed to keep written minutes in violation of R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-7. The School violated the OMA when its agenda item for its March 25, 2015 and April 1, 2015 meetings indicated it...
04/13/2016 14:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals ("BHDDH") violated the APRA when it failed to respond to the Complainant's APRA request within ten (10) business days. See R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-7(b). The Complainant sent a March 18, 2015 request that...

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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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