06/22/2018 10:15 EDT
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced his intention to join with fellow attorneys general in filing a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration policy of forced separation on the U.S. southern border. The lawsuit will be filed in U.S. District Court for the Western...
06/21/2018 10:30 EDT
Ahead of Military Protection Month in July, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has partnered with the National Association of Attorneys General to inform military families of their rights under the law. "Servicemembers demonstrate ultimate courage and bravery as they put their lives on the...

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11/16/2017 13:45 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 15:45 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 10:45 EDT
With the news that credit monitoring giant Equifax has experienced a data breach of 143 million consumers – 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 11:45 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. – 11:00 a.m., at the Pilgrim Senior Center, located at 27 Pilgrim...

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06/21/2018 13:15 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. David Delgado (age 30) 495 Front Street, Apt. 1 Woonsocket, R.I. P1-2018-1753A The...
06/15/2018 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. Abdeladim Elkhattabi (age 39) 7 Wenscott Lane North Providence, R.I. P1-2018-1643A...

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06/15/2018 16:30 EDT
The Complainant alleged the Exeter Town Council ("Town Council") violated the OMA when its agenda did not sufficiently inform the public of the nature of the business to be discussed. See R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-6(b). Based on our review of the agenda and the open session minutes, we found nothing
06/15/2018 16:15 EDT
The Town of Exeter ("Town") did not violate the APRA when the evidence revealed that the Complainant's APRA request was made to a member of a public body. The request was personally directed to a Town Council member. The Councilor by himself is not a public body. As such, the Complainant's APRA...
06/14/2018 17:00 EDT
The complainant alleged that the Board of Elections filed its official/approved minutes on the Secretary of State's website in an untimely manner for fourteen meetings. Several of these meetings were cancelled or did not constitute meetings. In addition, for nine of these meetings, the...
06/14/2018 16:45 EDT
This supplemental finding addressed whether the OMA violations found in Belmore v. Newport City Council, OM 18-13 were willful or knowing. After reviewing all the evidence presented, we found insufficient evidence of a willful or knowing violation. We concurred with the City Solicitor's contention...

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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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