05/23/2018 17:15 EDT
The Rhode Island State Senate today passed important amendments to the Rhode Island's sexual offender registration and community notification laws. Filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, the Act would implement several registration and notification procedures of the federal...
05/23/2018 10:30 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a bipartisan coalition of 39 state and territory attorneys general to call on congressional leaders to promptly pass measures to help hold opioid manufacturers accountable for their role in the opioid epidemic and stem diversion. "Diversion of...

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11/16/2017 13:45 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 15:45 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 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...

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05/18/2018 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. Alexandro Brown (age 20) No Permanent Address P1-2018-1259AG The Providence County Grand...
05/04/2018 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. Bobby Ambers (age 35) 560 Prospect Street, Apt. 39 Pawtucket, RI P1-2018-1065AG The...

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05/16/2018 15:00 EDT
Complainant alleged that the City Council violated the OMA when it discussed the process for selecting a new councilmember outside of the public purview. Complainant also alleged that the interviews of candidates in executive session was improper. The submitted affidavits revealed that numerous...
05/16/2018 15:00 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it failed to provide a document responsive to his request. Although we had concerns whether the Complainant's request fell within the ambit of the APRA, we noted that because the Complainant already had the requested document, we only...
05/16/2018 13:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Secretary of State sought guidance as to whether using an electronic kiosk to post Open Meetings Act information was proper. We concluded that the proposed electronic kiosk that is physically present outside the State Library complies with R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-6(c). We also found
05/15/2018 14:00 EDT
The Complainant alleged the West Warwick Town Council violated the OMA when the agenda for its January 16, 2018 meeting was posted less than forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the meeting in violation of R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-6(b). The OMA provides that "[a]ny citizen or entity of the state who

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Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and US Olympic Gold medalist Summer Saunders urge parents to have frequent conversations about 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 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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