04/25/2017 16:30 EDT
Determined to continue rigorous enforcement of environmental laws in their respective states, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 14 attorneys general in signing a letter to President Trump, strongly urging him to reconfirm the United States' commitment to the Paris Agreement.
04/25/2017 16:15 EDT
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that George Tabora (age 54), of East Greenwich, RI, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern to 25 years with 15 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for the second-degree molestation of a young boy.
04/24/2017 17:00 EDT
Statement by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin on the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide: "In 1915, just prior to the start of World War I, nearly two million Armenians were living in the Ottoman Empire in what is now Turkey. On April 24, 1915, Ottoman authorities began a systematic...
04/24/2017 15:15 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the State of Rhode Island has reached a settlement in principle with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations of unintentional discrimination by the R.I. Department of Corrections (DOC) in the testing process for correctional officer...
04/24/2017 15:15 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Johnny Sak (age 25), of Providence pleaded guilty to the December 8, 2015 motor vehicle crash that killed 22-year old Alexandra Patten Parenteau. Sak pleaded guilty to DUI death resulting and driving to endanger resulting in death. In...
04/24/2017 15:15 EDT
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a multistate letter calling out the U.S. Department of Education for abdicating its responsibility to millions of student loan borrowers and their families across the country by revoking critical reforms designed to help students avoid...

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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...
05/04/2016 11:30 EDT
Attorney General Offers Help on How to Spot the Scam A new twist on a familiar scam. While consumers are getting more savvy on how to spot the traditional "IRS scam," new information is emerging that those behind the scam have added a new layer to it, hoping to confuse and fool unsuspecting and

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04/17/2017 14:45 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. Anthony Sanders (age 32) 298 Broadway Providence, RI P1-2017-0971AG The Providence County
04/13/2017 17:15 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. Percy Abbott (age 54) 63 Chestnut Street Providence, RI P1-2017-0538ADV The Statewide...
04/11/2017 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. Ronald Forti (age 19) 22 Caraway Dr. Cranston, RI P1-2017-0955A The Providence County...
04/07/2017 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. Brandon Bernard (age 24) 72 Maple Avenue East Providence, RI P1-2017-0857A The Providence...

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04/19/2017 10:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the RICDHH violated the APRA when it failed to respond to her email asking for documents. Although we expressed doubts that the email was a cognizable request for documents pursuant to the APRA, the evidence indicated that the RICDHH did not have an APRA policy and,...
04/19/2017 10:00 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the Town violated the APRA when it withheld requested documents. During the pendency of this matter, the Town offered to produce the requested documents but conditioned access upon pre-payment. Rhode Island General Laws § 38-2-7(b) provides, in relevant part, that "[a]...
04/19/2017 10:00 EDT
Complainant alleged that the RICDHH violated the APRA when it failed to respond to two oral and one written request for documents. Complainant also alleged that the RICDHH failed to maintain written APRA procedures. The undisputed evidence indicated that although the two oral requests were arguably
04/17/2017 12:00 EDT
Complainant alleged that the BOC violated the OMA when it failed to timely post its agenda for its September 15, 2016 meeting. While the Complainant attended the meeting, the evidence indicated that the late notice left the Complainant little time to arrange his schedule and that he missed a good...

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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.



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