State Government Press Releases

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02/03/2014
February 4 is National "It's Time to Talk" Day Statistics show that one in three teens and young adults will experience some form of domestic or dating abuse, and that three in four parents have never spoken about the issue with their child. With February being National Teen Dating...
01/31/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jason Dias, age 42, with a last known address of 627 Cranston Street, Providence, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to the August 18, 2013 armed robbery of the Kendal Food Mart in Central Falls. Dias was...
01/29/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that former Department of Corrections guard Rosemary Hernandez (DOB: 1/27/83) with a last known address of 92 Fountain Street, Providence, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Providence County Superior Court Justice Brian Van Couyghen to one count...
01/28/2014
Two Year Federal/State Investigation into Complex Fraudulent and Counterfeit Check Cashing Scheme Costing Banks in Excess of $800,000 Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha and Rhode Island State Police Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell to announce...
01/27/2014
AG Kilmartin's Medicaid Fraud and Control Unit Recovers More than $8.1 Million for the State's Medicaid Budget In 2013, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin's Medicaid Fraud and Control Unit (MFCU) recovered more than $8.1 million for the state's Medicaid budget. "Medicaid is...
01/23/2014
After receiving a consumer complaint, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin initiated an investigation into the Litwvin Law Firm for allegedly charging homeowners steep up-front fees for mortgage modification services. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined the New York-based...
01/23/2014
Citing the legislation as an important consumer protection, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced his support for 2014 H7007, "An Act Relating to Commercial Law General Regulatory Provisions Surcharges on Credit Card Transactions," sponsored by Representative John J. Lombardi. ...
01/17/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Thomas Alejo (DOB:9/20/72), with a last known address of 526 Park Street, Cranston, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to shooting his estranged wife Linda Harrison and her new boyfriend Carlos Gonzalez on May 29,...
01/17/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause unsealed an indictment charging Nigel Nichols, DOB: 11/5/85, with a last known address of 85 Morton Village Drive, Mattapan, MA, with two counts of murder, three counts of discharging of a firearm while...
01/17/2014
The Office of Attorney General (RIAG) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) announced that the Hospital Conversion Initial Application for Prospect Medical Holdings and CharterCARE and affiliated entities, has been deemed complete. Pursuant to the Hospital Conversions Act, RIAG and...