09/19/2017 12:15 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general seeks documents and information from manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids as part of multistate investigations into the nationwide opioid epidemic. This information will enable the...
09/19/2017 11:30 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and A.T. Wall, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections (DOC), today announced a settlement agreement between the State of Rhode Island and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The DOJ filed a lawsuit in 2014 against the State and DOC alleging...
09/19/2017 10:00 EDT
18 Attorneys General File Amicus Brief Opposing the Ban, Citing Harm to States' Residents, Institutions, and Economies Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, part of a coalition of 18 attorneys general, filed a new amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court opposing President Trump's travel ban.
09/18/2017 17:45 EDT
Calling the so-called package of "justice reinvestment" bills a result of a sham commission controlled by the Governor with a pre-determined outcome and whose members were never given an opportunity to vote on final package, Attorney General Kilmartin is warning legislators and the Governor that...
09/15/2017 15:45 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined with attorneys general around the country in a letter to credit reporting firm Equifax requesting that it disable links for enrollment in fee-based credit monitoring service in the wake of the massive data breach impacting 143 million people....
09/13/2017 16:15 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Roshon Young (age 36), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Justice Bennett R. Gallo to one count of possession of a controlled substance, specially possession of approximately 100 grams of crack cocaine. Under the terms of

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09/08/2017 10:45 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 11:45 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...
06/07/2017 16:45 EDT
Continuing his commitment to helping Rhode Island resident protect against identity theft, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is teaming up with Infoshred to offer free shredding services this month, the first of several events planned throughout the year. The first event will be held on...
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...

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09/12/2017 13:15 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. Marshall Howard (age 24) 88 Asylum Road Warwick, RI 02886 K1-2017-0564A The Kent County...
09/06/2017 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. Larry Threadgill (age 64) 66 Ledge St. Providence, RI P1-2017-2522A The Providence County
08/28/2017 12:00 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. Atunbi Bryan (age 27) No Known Address P1-2017-2451A The Providence County Grand Jury...
08/09/2017 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. Joao Pacheco (age 25) 64 Parker Street, 1st Central Falls, RI P1-2017-2268A The...

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09/19/2017 16:15 EDT
The South Kingstown School Committee violated the OMA when the members engaged in a "rolling" or "walking" quorum, which occurs when a majority of the members of a public body attain a quorum through a series of one-on-one conversations or interactions. These discussions concerned not only whether
09/19/2017 16:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it responded to his APRA request with a six hour "estimate of the amount of time it will take to provide an estimate for the final search, retrieval, review and redaction[.]" We found that this response complied with R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-
09/19/2017 16:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when its response to his request for "total sick days" used by City fire fighters failed to include information relating to injured on duty time. We noted that "it is the requester's responsibility to frame requests with sufficient...
09/05/2017 13:15 EDT
Complainant alleged that the Commission violated the OMA during its March 21, 2017 meeting when it discussed a topic not included on the agenda. Based on the corroborated affidavit and meeting minutes, we found that the Commission Chairman passed out copies of a letter concerning an item not...

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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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