01/19/2021 09:45 EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I. â Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Johnston man was sentenced on January 5, 2020 in Newport County Superior Court to serve eight years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after being found guilty earlier this year of breaking and entering a Jamestown home
01/14/2021 09:45 EST
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The Rhode Island Attorney General's Office and National Grid are once again warning electric and gas customers to be vigilant of potential scammers posing as bill collectors trying to take advantage of them. Over the past week, there has been an increase in reported scam attempts...

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03/07/2019 16:30 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 16:00 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 14:45 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 17:30 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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01/15/2021 12:15 EST
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Kyle Williams (age 32) North Providence, RI P1-2021-0168AG On January 11, 2021, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Kyle Williams...
01/06/2021 09:15 EST
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Felix Hernandez-Rosado (age 19) Providence, RI P1-2021-0051AG On January 4, 2020, the Providence County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Felix...

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12/15/2020 12:45 EST
Both Complainants alleged that the Fire District violated the OMA when it convened a meeting outside of the public purview. Ms. Childs additionally alleged that the Fire District failed to include a date of posting on the physical posting of its meeting notice and provided an inadequately specific...
12/15/2020 12:45 EST
The Complainant alleged that both the North Smithfield Planning Board and the North Smithfield Conservation Commission violated the OMA when they convened a "site tour" of a solar farm outside of the public purview. Based on the totality of the evidence before us, we determined that the...
11/04/2020 13:45 EST
The Complainant alleged that RIDE violated the OMA and the Governor's Executive Order when participants at its July 21, 2020 virtual meeting were not permitted to activate their videos or use a chat box feature. The OMA expressly provides that it does not require "any public body to hold an open...
11/04/2020 13:45 EST
The Complainant alleged that the Council violated the OMA by discussing the Complainant's employment outside of a properly noticed meeting. Based on the totality of the evidence presented, we did not find sufficient evidence that a quorum of the Council engaged in a collective discussion regarding...

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