05/05/2016 16:00 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Sixto Javier (age 20), of Providence, pleaded guilty on Wednesday before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to robbery and firearm charges for his role in multiple armed robberies in Providence and Cranston. Under the terms of the plea,...
05/03/2016 10:45 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jonathan Morales (age 17), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendre on Thursday April 28, 2016 before Family Court Judge Howard I. Lipsey to first degree robbery and conspiracy. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Morales received a certified...

More →

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...
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...

More →

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...

More →

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
05/05/2016 14:45 EDT
The Complainant alleged the Town violated the APRA when it denied part of her APRA request, which sought copies of itemized invoices from two (2) law firms that were engaged to represent the Town. Based upon the evidence presented, the Town provided the Complainant with redacted copies of the...
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...

More →


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.





To view more videos from Attorney General Kilmartin, click here.