07/27/2016 13:00 EDT
To assist the public in obtaining the required criminal background checks mandated by various Rhode Island General Laws, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is again offering state and national background check services at several locations across the state throughout August. In addition to...
07/26/2016 14:00 EDT
Late yesterday afternoon, pursuant to Rule 25 of the Rules of Appellate Procedure, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin filed a petition for reargument with the Rhode Island Supreme Court in the Tempest matter.

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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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07/25/2016 14:00 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. Henry Cabrera (age 39) 261 Narrow Lane Charlestown, RI W1-2016-0272A The Washington County
07/22/2016 15:30 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. Andres Mena (age 27) 15 Valley Stream Drive Cumberland, RI P1-2016-2262AG Kenny Santiago (

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07/27/2016 11:15 EDT
The Complainant sought copies of all reports prepared by a search consultant who was hired to evaluate applications and resumes of candidates for the position of the Woonsocket Housing Authority's Executive Director. There were two responsive documents, one that lists the names of applicants and...
07/19/2016 09:30 EDT
The City of Warwick violated the OMA when it failed to record complete meeting minutes for two vicious dog hearings on May 9, 2012 and October 7, 2015. The documents submitted by the City included the date, the three panel members present and the vote for specific requirements, however, neither...
07/19/2016 09:30 EDT
The City of Woonsocket violated the APRA when it failed to respond to an aspect of the APRA request seeking a document that it did not maintain. Because the Complainant received the second document she was seeking from the City, it was unnecessary to determine whether the City violated the APRA...
07/14/2016 14:00 EDT
The Complainant alleged the City violated the APRA when it denied her May 5, 2015 APRA request, wherein she sought a copy of a completed investigation report of the Internal Affairs complaint involving a particular officer. The Complainant also contended that the City violated the APRA when it...

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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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