11/21/2016 16:15 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Maurice Nova (age 28), of Pawtucket, pleaded guilty Friday before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to multiple counts of distribution, manufacture and possession of a controlled substance. Under the terms of the plea, Nova was sentenced to...
11/21/2016 11:00 EST
On the heels of news that the number of roadway fatalities nationwide is higher than it's been since 2009, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today previewed legislation he intends to refile that will increase penalties for those who are convicted of killing or injuring individuals while driving...

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05/13/2016 13:30 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 10:30 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
05/03/2016 14:45 EDT
With the news that sporting goods retail giant Sports Authority is seeking permission from a bankruptcy judge to close all of its 450 store locations, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin wants consumers to know what this may mean for them. Sports Authority currently operates three locations in...
02/11/2016 13:15 EST
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a settlement with Dallas-based MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc. (MoneyGram) resolving a multistate investigation which focused on complaints of consumers who used MoneyGram's wire transfer service to send money to third parties involved in schemes...

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11/16/2016 13:00 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. Jose Morales (age 22) 141 General St. Providence, RI P1-2016-3255AG The Providence County...
11/15/2016 17:00 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. The Statewide Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging 20 individuals with various...

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11/14/2016 14:15 EST
The School Committee violated the OMA when it voted on the issue of appointment of a Superintendent while in executive session pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-5(a)(1). The plain language of the OMA and our previous findings have held that when a public body chooses to convene into executive...
11/02/2016 13:30 EDT
The Office of Attorney General today filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Compass School for a willful and knowing, or reckless, violation of the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA) for failure to respond to an APRA request within the time as prescribed by law.
11/01/2016 13:15 EDT
Complainant alleged that the DOC violated the APRA when it declined to produce documents responsive to its APRA request. The evidence indicated that the DOC properly withheld documents due to the privacy interests that outweighed the public interest in disclosure. We also found that the documents...
10/14/2016 14:15 EDT
This Department has long held that "in order for this Department to have jurisdiction to inquire into an APRA matter, the complainant must first have requested a record from a public body, and second, the complainant must have been denied access to the requested record." Schmidt v. Ashaway...

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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.

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