05/24/2017 16:30 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that brothers Victor Hernandez (age 23), of Providence, and his brother, Viclei Hernandez (age 21), also of Providence, pleaded guilty to their roles in the August 17, 2014 North Providence home invasion and murder of Richard Catalano. The two...
05/24/2017 13:15 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today Yuland Stanfield, aka Yuland Stansfield, (age 45), of Providence, pleaded guilty to the May 10, 2015 stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend, 42-year-old Christine Santurri of East Providence. Stanfield pleaded guilty before Superior Court...

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04/06/2017 15:30 EDT
Attorney General reminds consumers to never provide your Medicare number to anyone over the telephone After being alerted that Rhode Island Medicare patients were receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be a representative of "HealthSource" requesting personal information including...
11/29/2016 16:15 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 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

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05/24/2017 16:30 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. David Deleon (age 20) 112 Gordon Avenue Providence, R.I. P1-2017-1373AG The Providence...
05/24/2017 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. Peter Palumbo (age 56) 67 Kearney Street Cranston, RI P1-2017-1369A The Statewide Grand...

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05/17/2017 14:15 EDT
The Complainant filed two (2) APRA requests with the City on the same date. With respect to the City's response to one of the APRA requests, the evidence revealed that the City timely responded indicating that it did not maintain the document responsive to that request. We failed to find any...
05/15/2017 10:30 EDT
The Town Council Town Manager Search Citizen Panel violated the OMA during its January 20, 2016 meeting when the discussions were not appropriate for executive session. Our review found no discussion concerning the job performance, character, or physical/mental health of any applicants. See R.I....
05/15/2017 10:30 EDT
There was no evidence that the Complainant sought access to minutes that allegedly were not available or not posted in accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-7(b)(2) and (d), and based upon this evidence, this Department determined the Complainant was not aggrieved. We found no violation.
05/15/2017 10:30 EDT
The Town of Coventry did not violate the APRA when the evidence revealed that although the Complainant did not comply with the Town's APRA procedures, the Town responded in a timely manner. The Complainant's rebuttal did not challenge that her APRA request was not made consistent with the Town's...

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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.







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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