Consumer Alert! Important information for residents affected by the Aquidneck Island gas outage. Read More

06/24/2019 08:45 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Elijah Blyden (age 19), of Cranston, pleaded guilty to a first degree robbery on June 19, 2019 before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause. The case against Blyden stems from a 2018 home invasion on Hanover Street in Providence. Blyden is...
06/19/2019 09:30 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Kevin Viara (age 50), of Seekonk, MA, pleaded guilty on June 17, 2019 to one count of domestic kidnapping; two counts of domestic assault of a person over 60, bodily injury resulting; and one count of vandalism. Providence County Superior Court...

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03/07/2019 17:30 EST
We have received reports of consumers getting unsolicited phone calls from manipulated phone numbers that identify as The Office of the Attorney General on the caller-id display. Upon answering the phone, either a recording or a person posing to be the "Attorney General of the state" will be on...
03/06/2019 17:00 EST
It's Consumer Protection Week and Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha is warning Rhode Islanders to be careful of potential ticket resale scams that are becoming increasingly common. The unlawful conduct at issue is the sale of undisclosed "speculative tickets," which are offers to...
01/29/2019 15:45 EST
With the Super Bowl around the corner, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha is advising football fans to use caution when purchasing tickets to the game or booking travel. "While fans are excited and gearing up for the big game, scammers are as well," said Attorney General Neronha. "Be sure to...
01/24/2019 18:30 EST
Due to the Aquidneck Island Gas Outage incident affecting thousands of residents in Newport and Middletown, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha is reminding affected residents of their rights and advising them to be aware of possible fraud and abuse that may take place in the wake of...

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06/07/2019 15:45 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 found guilty in a court of law. Gerardo Borras-Gonzalez (age 32) Pawtucket, RI P1/19-2874A On June 6, 2019, the...
06/06/2019 08:00 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 found guilty in a court of law. Michele Rothgeb (age 55) Warwick, RI K1-2019-0364A On June 5, 2019, the Statewide Grand...

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06/10/2019 11:30 EDT
Complainants alleged that the Scituate Town Council violated the OMA at its September 20, 2018 meeting by voting to freeze the funds of the Land Trust and Conservation Commission without providing proper notice. This Office determined that the Town Council violated the OMA because the agenda item...
06/10/2019 11:30 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the School Committee violated the OMA by discussing her employment contract in executive session at its July 16, 2018 meeting without providing her notice and an opportunity to have the discussion occur in open session. The School Committee provided an affidavit from...
06/10/2019 11:30 EDT
The Complainant alleged the Police Department violated the APRA by failing to respond to two APRA requests for a police report related to his arrest, by denying a third APRA request for that police report, and by failing to timely respond to his administrative appeal. This Office concluded that...
06/10/2019 11:30 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the Woonsocket Planning Board violated the OMA by voting to hire an attorney to provide a legal opinion because the meeting agenda only stated that the Board would discuss hiring an attorney. This Office determined that the Board violated the OMA by failing to provide...

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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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