07/19/2017 16:00 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and 19 attorneys general nationwide sent a letter United States Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos expressing concern over reports the Department of Education is preparing to roll back important protections for survivors of sexual assault on college...
07/18/2017 14:30 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, part of a coalition of 16 attorneys general, filed a new amicus brief in the Hawaii travel ban litigation, opposing the Trump administration's application to stay last week's district court decision that the ban should not prevent grandparents and other close...
07/17/2017 15:15 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that on Friday, July 14, 2017, Roosevelt White (age 53), aka Erick Jones, of Providence, pleaded guilty to one count of second degree sexual assault and one count of extortion. Under the terms of the plea, which was reached with approval of the victim,
07/17/2017 15:00 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a Leopoldo Belen (age 36), of Providence was sentenced to life in prison today for the April 1, 2014 sexual assault of his former girlfriend. In addition, Belen was ordered to have no contact with the victim, must undergo sex offender counseling,...
07/13/2017 10:45 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that six individuals were arrested as part of a joint state and federal crackdown on Medicaid fraud. As announced this morning by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price, M.D., the...
07/06/2017 10:45 EDT
Lawsuit Filed Against Education Secretary DeVos for Delaying Rules That Protect Students and Taxpayers from Abuse by Predatory For-Profit Schools Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of 19 states in suing the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos for...

More →

06/07/2017 16:45 EDT
Continuing his commitment to helping Rhode Island resident protect against identity theft, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is teaming up with Infoshred to offer free shredding services this month, the first of several events planned throughout the year. The first event will be held on...
04/06/2017 15:30 EDT
Attorney General reminds consumers to never provide your Medicare number to anyone over the telephone After being alerted that Rhode Island Medicare patients were receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be a representative of "HealthSource" requesting personal information including...
11/29/2016 16:15 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Vladimir Catano (age 35), of Johnston, RI, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses and one count of fraudulent access to a computer system for the purpose of
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...

More →

07/11/2017 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 proven guilty in a court of law. Malcolm Querido (age 30) 27 Young Street North Providence, RI P1-2017-1875A The Statewide...
07/07/2017 15:30 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. Raymond Correia (age 34) 418 Metacom Ave. Bristol, RI P1-2017-1809AG The Providence...
06/30/2017 16:00 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. Jose Gonzalez (age 43) 160 Broad Street Providence, RI P1-2017-1771A The Providence...
06/22/2017 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. Richaud Wilhelm (age 29) 832 Cranston Street Cranston, RI P1-2017-1665AG The Providence...

More →

07/13/2017 11:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged the Fire District untimely filed some of its official and unofficial minutes on the Secretary of State's website. The OMA provides that "[a]ny citizen or entity of the state who is aggrieved as a result of violations of the provisions of this chapter may file a complaint...
07/12/2017 16:00 EDT
Complainant alleged that the DOA and the OHHS violated the APRA when they failed to timely respond to or specifically deny her requests/correspondences. After reviewing the voluminous evidence in this matter, we found that the allegations concerned three interrelated but legally distinct...
07/10/2017 16:30 EDT
Complainant alleged that the Town violated the APRA when it failed to produce certain documents responsive to his request and failed to explain the denial. This Department has held on numerous occasions that the failure of a public body to produce records that do not exist does not violate the APRA.
07/06/2017 12:45 EDT
The North Smithfield Town Council did not violate the OMA when it convened into executive session for litigation purposes pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-5(a)(2). A review of the executive session minutes determined that the subject-matter was appropriate for executive session. Also, the Town...

More →


A PSA about Attorney General Kilmartin’s 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.



To view more videos from Attorney General Kilmartin, click here.