05/26/2016 17:45 EDT
The Rhode Island State Senate unanimously passed legislation filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that would prohibit the posting of "revenge porn" without the consent of the individual in the images. The legislation also creates criminal penalties for those who engage in "...
05/26/2016 16:45 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jeremy Leiva (age 24) of Providence pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to DUI death resulting and other charges related to the March 8, 2015 motor vehicle crash that killed his girlfriend Flory Hernandez...

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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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05/26/2016 09:30 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. Jaron Monroe (age 27) 3 Hall Avenue Newport, RI N1-2016-0156A The Newport County Grand...
05/13/2016 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. Marcos Hernandez (age 22) LKA: 17 Woodman Street Providence, RI P1-2016-0737AG The Office

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05/26/2016 17:00 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the City of Providence ("City") violated the APRA when it failed to provide responsive documents to the Complainant's APRA request. The City determined that the Complainant's APRA request asked for a "list" and "breakdown" of certain information, and the City maintained
05/26/2016 09:45 EDT
The Complainant alleged the Woonsocket Police Department violated the APRA when it improperly denied his APRA request. The Complainant requested records concerning an incident where law enforcement officers were dispatched to his house, but did not concern the Complainant. This Department has...
05/13/2016 14:15 EDT
The Complainant failed to present evidence that the public interest in disclosure outweighed the privacy interest in the disclosure of an unfounded internal affairs report relating to a specific incident. Accordingly, the requested document was exempt from public disclosure. R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-2(
05/05/2016 14:45 EDT
The Complainant made an APRA request to the School seeking six (6) categories of documents. The School acknowledged the APRA request and indicated that information was being gathered. Upon receipt of a records request, a public body is obligated to respond in some capacity within ten (10) business

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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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