10/29/2020 12:45 EDT
PROVIDENCE â When a landlord enters the home a tenant has rented and, without a court order, starts removing furniture from the house, that may constitute an illegal eviction. When a landlord changes the locks, cuts off heat and electricity, or otherwise tries to strong-arm the tenant out of the...
10/27/2020 15:15 EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Lincoln man was sentenced in Kent County Superior Court and ordered to pay restitution after pleading to Medicaid fraud and related charges stemming from his falsifying timecards and bank records when he worked as a manager at a...

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03/07/2019 17:30 EST
We have received reports of consumers getting unsolicited phone calls from manipulated phone numbers that identify as The Office of the Attorney General on the caller-id display. Upon answering the phone, either a recording or a person posing to be the "Attorney General of the state" will be on...
03/06/2019 17:00 EST
It's Consumer Protection Week and Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha is warning Rhode Islanders to be careful of potential ticket resale scams that are becoming increasingly common. The unlawful conduct at issue is the sale of undisclosed "speculative tickets," which are offers to...
01/29/2019 15:45 EST
With the Super Bowl around the corner, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha is advising football fans to use caution when purchasing tickets to the game or booking travel. "While fans are excited and gearing up for the big game, scammers are as well," said Attorney General Neronha. "Be sure to...
01/24/2019 18:30 EST
Due to the Aquidneck Island Gas Outage incident affecting thousands of residents in Newport and Middletown, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha is reminding affected residents of their rights and advising them to be aware of possible fraud and abuse that may take place in the wake of...

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10/23/2020 09:30 EDT
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. James Grilli (age 37) Woonsocket, RI P1-2020-3052A On October 20, 2020, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging James Grilli...
10/08/2020 09:30 EDT
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Jose Dias Marmolejos (age 34) ACI, Cranston, RI P1-2020-2886AG On October 7, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Jose Dias...

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10/09/2020 10:15 EDT
This Office previously concluded that the Fire District violated the OMA when it failed to post annual notice of its regularly scheduled meetings on the Secretary of State's website. This Office issued a finding directing the Fire District to address whether its violation should be considered...
10/09/2020 10:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged the Council violated the OMA by discussing certain applicants for a Town solicitor position during an executive session. Specifically, the Complainant alleged that the notice to the applicants being discussed that was sent pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-5(a)(1) did not...
10/06/2020 14:15 EDT
In PR 20-59, this Office concluded that the Town violated the APRA when it failed to timely produce or exempt documents responsive to the Complainant's APRA request. We directed the Town to provide a supplemental submission regarding the withheld documents and addressing whether the Town's...
10/06/2020 14:15 EDT
The Complainant alleged that EOHHS improperly withheld a number of records in response to its APRA request. This Office previously issued a finding, PR 20-01, which set forth the relevant legal framework and concluded that EOHHS permissibly withheld a number of documents and improperly withheld one

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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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