State Government Press Releases

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02/05/2014
Upon receiving an email from the state-licensed Thomas C Slater Compassion Center promoting a sale on a certain type of marijuana product asking the question, "Tired of the Winter Blues," Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and the Ocean State Prevention Alliance call for an end of promotional...
02/04/2014
Video tells the story of Lindsay Ann Burke, who was a victim of dating violenceToday is National It's Time to Talk Day, and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is releasing a public service announcement he filmed to raise awareness of the prevalence of teen dating violence. The...
02/03/2014
A number of legislative initiatives aimed at strengthening the state's DUI laws and improve highway safety, introduced on behalf of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, will be heard before the House Judiciary committee this Tuesday, February 4, 2014. "Every individual who gets behind the wheel...
02/03/2014
Ordered to pay wages of $1,700 and fined $425 Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that William Contreras, of Providence, pled nolo contendere before District Court Judge Elaine T. Bucci to one count of violating a final order of the Rhode Island Department of Labor and...
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...