12/12/2018 13:45 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Kevin Jackson (age 60), of Providence, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern to 10 years with one and one-half years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for campaign finance violations and for embezzling more...
12/12/2018 13:15 EST
Monies to Benefit Opening of Upper Bay Beach, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Solar Panels at Salty Brine Beach, Asthma Intervention Among Youth, Environmental Mapping and Data Development, Healthy Homes Initiatives, Environmental Stewardship Education Programs, and Many More As a result of a...

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11/16/2017 12:45 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 14:45 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 09:45 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 10:45 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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12/14/2018 15:15 EST
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. Jose Mejia Gramajo (age 20) 33 Third Street Newport, RI N1-2018-0351A The Newport County...
11/23/2018 11:00 EST
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. Aaron Tack (age 47) 1325 Mendon Road Cumberland, RI 02864 K1-2018-0822A The Statewide...

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12/13/2018 13:45 EST
The Town of Foster Board of Review did not violate the OMA because the evidence demonstrated that a record of the individual vote of its members was available to the public within two (2) weeks of the vote. See R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-7(b)(1). Also, the Board's unofficial minutes were timely posted...
12/07/2018 15:00 EST
The Complainant alleged that the Police Department violated the APRA when it withheld a requested arrest report pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-1-12 and R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-2(4)(D)(c). We noted that a 1984 letter from then-Attorney General Dennis J. Roberts to then-Superintendent of the Rhode...
12/07/2018 14:45 EST
The Providence Board of Licenses ("Board") sought an Open Meetings Act ("OMA") Advisory Opinion from this Department concerning whether the Board may meet in executive session for deliberation during or at the conclusion of the presentation of evidence in a show-cause hearing. We found no...
11/08/2018 15:45 EST
The Town of Lincoln 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. As the Complainant was in possession of the responsive documents, injunctive relief was not appropriate. Based upon the specific facts,...

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Attorney General Peter Kilmartin offers tips on avoiding veteran and military fundraising scams. Learn how to #DonateWithHonor.

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and US Olympic Gold medalist Summer Saunders urge parents to have frequent conversations about 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 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.

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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