State Government Press Releases

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10/21/2013
With the Boston Red Sox heading back to World Series, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning fans to use caution when purchasing tickets or booking travel for the Fall Classic. "Excitement over the Red Sox' redemption season and the team's first World Series appearance since 2007 have...
09/12/2013
The Rhode Island Attorney General's Consumer Protection Unit has received several calls from consumers regarding a possible "car wrap" scam. A car wrap is when a car is "wrapped" to advertise a company, a product or a logo. In return, the company pays the owner of the car for advertising. There...
06/26/2013
After receiving several calls from consumers complaining about unsolicited telephone calls offering free medical alert services, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning consumers to not be fooled by this scam. In some situations, consumers receive a recorded message that tells them a...
06/12/2013
Summer vacation is right around the corner and people are on the lookout for last-minute vacation rental deals. Appropriately nicknamed the "Ocean State," Rhode Island has over 400 miles of scenic beaches and the market for local seaside rentals is booming. However, Attorney General Peter F....
04/18/2013
Whether it is roof repairs, painting, yard work, chimney repair, paving or other home repair projects, spring is here and many homeowners are tackling these projects now that the weather has started to warm up. But, before you agree to have any work done on your property, Attorney General Peter F.
With the AFC Divisional Championships this weekend and the Super Bowl just around the corner, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Patriots fans of possible ticket scams. "With the divisional championship taking place on home turf, these are the hottest tickets in town right now,"...
With the AFC Divisional Championships this weekend and the Super Bowl just around the corner, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Patriots fans of possible ticket scams. "With the divisional championship taking place on home turf, these are the hottest tickets in town right now,"...
Attorney General Kilmartin reminded Rhode Island residents who lost their primary residence due to an improper foreclosure process between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011 to file a claim for funds under the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement before the January 18, 2013 deadline. Those...
Attorney General Kilmartin reminded Rhode Island residents who lost their primary residence due to an improper foreclosure process between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011 to file a claim for funds under the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement before the January 18, 2013 deadline. Those...
After receiving reports of deceptive solicitations sent to homeowners, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Rhode Islanders of "deed processing notice" letters offering a "complete deed and property profile" for a fee. The notices look official, listing the property information,...