04/19/2018 15:00 EDT
A bi-partisan coalition of 20 state attorneys general, including Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, submitted a letter today urging Congress to oppose the Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act of 2018, which would strip away protections against debt collection attorneys who...
04/19/2018 10:00 EDT
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Special Assistant Attorney General Diane Daigle, chief of the Elder Abuse Unit for the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General, were featured speakers in two national training seminars on the topics of finding justice for elders and preventing...

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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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04/18/2018 11:00 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. Sean Curran (age 19) 99 Almy St. Warwick, R.I. 02886 K1-2018-0255A The Kent County...
04/16/2018 14:00 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. Aaron Threats (age 22) 15 Morning Star Row Providence, RI P1-2018-0857AG The...

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04/20/2018 14:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation ("Corporation") violated the OMA when it untimely posted minutes on the Secretary of State's website for numerous meetings. The OMA provides that "[a]ny citizen or entity of the state who is aggrieved as a result of violations of the...
04/20/2018 14:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged the Air Service Development Council ("Council") violated the OMA when it failed to post its meeting meetings on the Secretary of State's website for its September 8, 2017 meeting in a timely manner. As it did not appear that the Council had legal counsel, this Department...
04/17/2018 12:00 EDT
The Woonsocket Board of Assessment Review ("Board of Review") violated the OMA when it convened into executive session. The evidence was completely devoid of any open call as is required pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-4(a). See R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-5(a). Because we conclude that the Board...
04/04/2018 14:30 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it made approximately 500 redactions when producing over 5,000 calendar entries. Based on our in camera review, we found each redaction proper under the APRA. Numerous entries – such as those regarding interviewees who were not hired,...

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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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