12/06/2018 15:15 EST
Presentation Marks Last One of AG Kilmartin's Term Before more than 400 seniors in the Cranston High School East auditorium, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin gave the milestone 100th and his final "It Can Wait" presentation on the dangers of distracted driving. Launched in September 2012...
12/04/2018 15:00 EST
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island joined 41 states and the District of Columbia in reaching a $6 million settlement with Encore Capital Group Inc. and its subsidiaries Midland Credit Management, Inc. and Midland Funding, LLC, one of the nation's largest debt buyers.
11/30/2018 14:15 EST
U.S. District Court Finds Federal Government Cannot Withhold Byrne-JAG Funding for not Certifying Compliance with Immigration Conditions Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin released the following statement upon a federal court decision in the lawsuit he and a coalition of the seven...
11/30/2018 11:15 EST
With the news breaking early this morning that up to 500 million Marriott customers have been victim of a data breach at the hotel giant's Starwood-brand properties going back as early as 2014, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is sharing information on the breach and the steps Rhode Island...
11/16/2018 12:15 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that he has filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief today with the Supreme Court of the United States asking the high court to review and reverse the First Circuit Court of Appeals' decision in Congregation Jeshuat Israel v. Congregation...
11/16/2018 12:00 EST
The Statewide Grand Jury has completed its investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding the non-fatal shooting of Dyewane Traynum by a member of the Providence Police Department on October 14, 2017. The Grand Jury has determined that the actions of the officer were legally justified.

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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 â 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. â 11:00 a.m., at the Pilgrim Senior Center, located at 27 Pilgrim...

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11/23/2018 11:00 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. Aaron Tack (age 47) 1325 Mendon Road Cumberland, RI 02864 K1-2018-0822A The Statewide...
11/20/2018 15:15 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. Samuel Vasquez (age 31) 243 Washington Avenue, Apt. 1 Providence, RI P1-2018-3429AG...
11/16/2018 15:45 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. Miguel Colon (age 30) 45 Capron St. Providence, RI P1-2018-3309A The Providence County...
10/18/2018 09:55 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. Arnold Evans (age 37) 59 William Ellery Place Providence, RI P1-2018-3014AG The Providence

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12/07/2018 15:00 EST
The Complainant alleged that the Police Department violated the APRA when it withheld a requested arrest report pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-1-12 and R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-2(4)(D)(c). We noted that a 1984 letter from then-Attorney General Dennis J. Roberts to then-Superintendent of the Rhode...
12/07/2018 14:45 EST
The Providence Board of Licenses ("Board") sought an Open Meetings Act ("OMA") Advisory Opinion from this Department concerning whether the Board may meet in executive session for deliberation during or at the conclusion of the presentation of evidence in a show-cause hearing. We found no...
11/08/2018 15:45 EST
The Town of Lincoln violated the APRA when it failed to respond to the Complainant's APRA request within ten (10) business days. See R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-7. As the Complainant was in possession of the responsive documents, injunctive relief was not appropriate. Based upon the specific facts,...
11/08/2018 15:30 EST
The Complainant alleged the Department of Environmental Management ("DEM") violated the Access to Public Records Act ("APRA") when the Complainant requested copies of certain written conservation management plans for farmland property and DEM provided four written conservation plans but did not...

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Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and Olympic Gold Medalist Summer Sanders urge parents to have frequent conversations with their kids on 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 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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