State Government Press Releases

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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,...
Next to "Black Friday," "Cyber Monday" has become one of the busiest online shopping days of the year. Analysts predict that instead of braving the crowds at the mall on Black Friday, over 120 million shoppers will opt to shop online from the comfort of home. However, Attorney General Peter F....
Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year, is quickly approaching and shoppers everywhere will be looking for the perfect holiday gift at a great price. And, retailers will try to out-do each other with deals to lure cost-conscious shoppers who are still watching their wallets. Attorney...
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today advised Rhode Island consumers who may have purchased certain E-Books that the notice process is underway in a $69 million national settlement with publishers announced earlier this year. Approximately $254,000 of the settlement will be allotted to Rhode...
As a secondary measure to contact eligible Rhode Islanders who may have been improperly foreclosed upon between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011, the National Mortgage Settlement Administrator is sending emails with important information about how to file a claim for funds under the $25...
Rhode Island Consumers Expected to Receive up to $254,000 in Compensation Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, along with 54 attorneys general in other states, districts and U.S. territories, announced today that an antitrust settlement has been reached with three of the largest book publishers in...
With the Consumer Protection Unit receiving multiple complaints in the past two days, Attorney General Kilmartin is warning consumers of the latest scam to hit the area: consumers have reported receiving text messages offering free Walmart, Target and other consumer store gift cards. The link in...