11/25/2020 12:15 EST
State prison ledger from 1888 returned to Rhode Island by Connecticut antiquarian book seller PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha and Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea announced today that through joint efforts, their offices have secured the return of a unique 19th century...
11/24/2020 14:15 EST
19 Rhode Islanders to have loans forgiven, totaling over $150,000 in debt relief PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that Rhode Island has finalized a multistate settlement with a private student loan provider, associated with the now defunct for-profit college...

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03/07/2019 16:30 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 16:00 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 14:45 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 17:30 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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11/23/2020 16:45 EST
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Miguel Montero (age 39) Pawtucket, RI P1-2020-3378A On November 23, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Miguel Montero with...
11/20/2020 13:45 EST
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Riky Hilario Cabral (age 22) Providence, RI P1-2020-3364A On November 19, 2020, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Riky...

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11/04/2020 13:45 EST
The Complainant alleged that RIDE violated the OMA and the Governor's Executive Order when participants at its July 21, 2020 virtual meeting were not permitted to activate their videos or use a chat box feature. The OMA expressly provides that it does not require "any public body to hold an open...
11/04/2020 13:45 EST
The Complainant alleged that the Council violated the OMA by discussing the Complainant's employment outside of a properly noticed meeting. Based on the totality of the evidence presented, we did not find sufficient evidence that a quorum of the Council engaged in a collective discussion regarding...
11/04/2020 13:45 EST
The Complainant alleged the Department violated the APRA when it denied his request for certain "reports or investigations" related to a specific private citizen and filed by specific private citizens. The Department declined to confirm or deny whether such records existed and maintained that if...
10/09/2020 09:15 EDT
This Office previously concluded that the Fire District violated the OMA when it failed to post annual notice of its regularly scheduled meetings on the Secretary of State's website. This Office issued a finding directing the Fire District to address whether its violation should be considered...

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Attorney General Peter Kilmartin offers tips on avoiding veteran and military fundraising scams. Learn how to #DonateWithHonor.





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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