12/08/2016 12:00 EST
Company's Marketing of Abilify Violated Deceptive Trade Practices Act Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that he, along with 42 other attorneys general, reached a $19.5 million dollar settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ("BMS") related to the drug company's alleged...
12/07/2016 14:45 EST
To educate and inform newly-elected and appointed officials about the state's Access to Public Records Act (APRA) and Open Meetings Act (OMA), Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin will once again lead an "Open Government 101" summit. The "101" summit will be held on Monday, January 9, 2017 in the...

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11/29/2016 15:15 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Vladimir Catano (age 35), of Johnston, RI, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses and one count of fraudulent access to a computer system for the purpose of
05/13/2016 13:30 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 10:30 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 14:45 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...

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11/29/2016 15:30 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. Kunwar Chadha (age 50) 14 Stoney View Drive Cumberland, RI P1-2016-3412A The Providence...
11/25/2016 10:30 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. Joao Nunes (age 43) 720 Lonsdale Avenue Central Falls, RI P1-2016-3340ADV The Providence...

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12/05/2016 10:00 EST
Based upon the evidence presented, the subject document responsive to Save the Bay's APRA request was generated by the Chief of DEM's Office of Compliance and Inspection, in consultation with DEM attorneys (and on occasion with attorneys from the Department of Attorney General) to evaluate and...
11/25/2016 11:00 EST
This Department determined that the RISILC and its leadership subcommittee is a public body for purposes of the OMA and this finding, and that the RISILC violated the OMA by failing to post minutes to the Secretary of State's website for the May 20, 2015, June 24, 2015, June 25, 2015, July 8, 2015,
11/25/2016 10:45 EST
This Department concluded that the DPS did not violate the APRA because its search and retrieval relating to the Complainant's APRA request was reasonably calculated to discover all responsive documents. The APRA request sought arrest records and "any related documents, due to any body attachments,
11/25/2016 10:45 EST
This supplemental finding addressed whether Complainant's rebuttal altered our finding in Katz v. Employees Retirement System, PR 16-32. The evidence demonstrated that Complainant's APRA request sought data that was not part of the public body's computer program's usual outputs. Calculating a new...

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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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