11/21/2017 15:00 EST
The Office of Attorney General filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Town of North Kingstown for a reckless and/or willing and knowing violation of the Access to Public Records Act (APRA) when the Town failed to respond in a timely manner in accordance with APRA to a March 15,
11/20/2017 11:45 EST
With the recent data breach at Equifax and the increased need for consumers to have greater control in protecting their identity from hackers, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced his intention to file legislation that would prohibit credit bureaus from charging all Rhode Island...
11/17/2017 16:15 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Richard Baribault (age 42) and Troy Gunderway (age 47), both of Warwick, RI, were sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern for the August 1, 2015 murder of Fernando Silva, who was affectionately known as "Captain Fredy." Troy...
11/17/2017 14:45 EST
Today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 16 Attorneys General in filing a new amicus brief opposing President Trump's third travel ban. The amicus brief, filed in support of the plaintiffs in IRAP v. Trump, urges the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to affirm...
11/17/2017 11:30 EST
Monies Represent State's Share from Mylan Qui Tam Settlement Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today presented a check for $1,505,081.43 to the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, which represented the state's share of a qui tam settlement previously entered into between the State...
11/17/2017 10:30 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Born Smith (age 31), of Providence, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Sarah Taft-Carter to one count of first degree murder and one count of first degree arson. Under the terms of the plea, Smith was sentenced to life in prison on

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11/16/2017 12:45 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 14:45 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 09:45 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 10:45 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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11/20/2017 15:30 EST
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. Celestino Ribiero (age 60) 132 Summit Street Central Falls, RI P1-2017-3322A The...
10/30/2017 10:45 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. Ezekial Johnson (age 27) 828 Main Street Pawtucket, RI P1-2017-3082AG The Providence...
10/27/2017 15:00 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. Randall Roderick (age 32) 244 Fort Street East Providence, RI P1-2017-3079A The Providence
10/26/2017 11:00 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. Raymond Lisi (age 50) 993 Manton Avenue Providence, RI K1-2017-0648A The Statewide Grand...

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11/21/2017 15:00 EST
The Office of Attorney General filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Town of North Kingstown for a reckless and/or willing and knowing violation of the Access to Public Records Act (APRA) when the Town failed to respond in a timely manner in accordance with APRA to a March 15,
11/02/2017 14:15 EDT
Complainant alleged that the MBRTF violated the OMA after its July 19, 2017 meeting when it discussed MBRTF business in the parking lot. Although we were presented with conflicting narratives of what transpired in the parking lot on July 19, 2017, we found credible the five-time corroborated...
11/02/2017 14:00 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the Fire District violated the APRA when it withheld a tape recording of a public meeting pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-2(4)(K) as a "draft[.]" Because the tape recording contained no mental impressions and did not otherwise fall within Exemption (K), we found that...
11/02/2017 14:00 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the City of Warwick violated the APRA when, after he paid the fee associated with his APRA request, the City informed him it would take an additional five (5) to seven (7) days to produce the copies. The Complainant alleged that period of time was unreasonable. The...

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A PSA about Attorney General Kilmartin’s 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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