09/28/2016 08:45 EDT
The YWCA Rhode Island announced that Special Assistant Attorney General Kimberly Ahern was chosen to receive one of its 2016 Women of Achievement awards. Ahern was selected for her professional work and public service, as well as her skills as leader, role model, mentor, and as an agent for...
09/27/2016 13:45 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Melody Vieira (age 48), of North Providence, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses over $1,500 for collecting more than $20,000 in unemployment...

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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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09/22/2016 13:00 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. John Festa (age 36) 2 Maple Stret Coventry, RI K1-2016-0517A The Statewide Grand Jury...
09/14/2016 11:15 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. Matthew Doyle (age 32) 236 Broadway Providence, RI P1-2016-2671A The Statewide Grand...

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09/23/2016 14:15 EDT
Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it redacted information in its response to his May 24, 2016 APRA request. Consistent with our prior finding in Higgins v. Lonsdale Fire District, PR 15-20, we found that the requested W2 forms of public employees were not public records...
09/23/2016 14:15 EDT
The Cumberland Fire District did not violate the APRA as the evidence revealed that the Complainant's August 26, 2015 complaint raised no issue with the Fire District's exercising an extension to respond to the Complainant's APRA request. Rather, the APRA complaint simply contended that as of the...
09/13/2016 13:45 EDT
Complainant alleged that the Town violated the APRA when it failed to respond to his February 13, 2016 APRA request. Because the Town later released the requested documents to Complainant, we concluded that we only needed to determine if the Complainant's allegation represented a willful and...
09/13/2016 10:45 EDT
The School Committee sought guidance as to whether the participation of a School Committee member in the audience of a subcommittee meeting convened a "meeting" of the School Committee within the meaning of R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-2(a). Although we found insufficient information to offer an opinion...

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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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