09/24/2018 15:15 EDT
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jose Morales (age 24), of Providence, today pleaded nolo contendere to one count of second degree murder before Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers for the June 2016 murder of his friend Kip Stewart. Under the terms of the plea, Morales was...
09/17/2018 12:00 EDT
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined 55 other state and territory attorneys general to in a letter to congressional leaders and the chairs of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees urging lawmakers to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). "Since the...

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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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09/04/2018 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. Marcell Monteiro (age 19) 33 Collins St. Attleboro, MA P1-2018-2516AG Ebrima Jatta (age...
08/24/2018 12:45 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. Howard Smith (age 37) 248 Putnam Pike Johnston, RI P1-2018-2487A The Providence County...

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09/24/2018 16:15 EDT
The complainant alleged the Fire District violated the APRA by failing to post its APRA procedures on its website. Because the Fire District's website presently contains its APRA procedures, this Department determined that injunctive relief was not appropriate. Also, there was no evidence of a...
08/30/2018 16:30 EDT
This supplemental finding addressed whether the OMA violation found in Langseth v. Air Service Development Council, OM 18-10 was willful or knowing. After reviewing all the evidence presented, we found insufficient evidence of a willful or knowing violation. The Council's actions did not indicate a
08/22/2018 13:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged that the MBRTF violated the APRA by withholding a responsive document and violated the OMA by improperly discussing items during executive sessions, insufficiently specifying the litigation discussed on meeting agendas, and failing to timely submit meeting minutes to the...

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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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