02/21/2018 15:30 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general in urging Congress to pass the Clarify Lawful Overseas Use of Data ("CLOUD") Act that would clarify when law enforcement can obtain email data stored on foreign servers. Attorney General Kilmartin was...
02/20/2018 11:30 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of states in opposing an application by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to regain its status as a nationally-recognized accreditor, noting the accreditor's "extreme and far-reaching oversight failures" and...

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11/16/2017 12:45 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 14:45 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 09:45 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 10:45 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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02/19/2018 14:15 EST
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. Nicholas Kettle (age 27) 45 Barbs Hill Road Coventry, RI P1-2018-0377A The Statewide Grand
01/23/2018 08:45 EST
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. Samuel Smith (age 27) 1120 Quaddick Town Farm Rd. Thompson, CT P1-2018-0120A The...

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02/20/2018 15:15 EST
The Complainant alleged the Town of Westerly violated the APRA when it denied his request for "all public documents concerning the Master Agreement between the Town of Westerly, Rhode Island and Westerly Local #503, International Brotherhood of Police Officers July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019." The...
02/20/2018 15:00 EST
The Complainant alleged the Coventry Planning Commission ("Commission") violated the OMA when a quorum of the Commission met and discussed public business during the recess of one of its open meetings. Following the recess, the Commission Chairman announced that the Commission reached an agreement
02/19/2018 15:45 EST
The Complainant alleged that the Mayor's Advisory Council was a "public body" under the OMA and was meeting outside of the public purview. Based on Solas v. Emergency Hiring Council, 774 A.2d 820 (R.I. 2001) and Pontarelli v. Rhode Island Board Council on Elementary and Secondary Education, 151 A....
02/13/2018 13:15 EST
The Complainant alleged that the Town violated the APRA when it twice produced the same document with slightly different spacing. We found that the Town timely responded to both of the Complainant's APRA requests by providing the requested document. The slightly different spacing was due to...

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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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