State Government Press Releases

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06/16/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin applauded the Rhode Island House of Representatives for passing legislation filed at his request that creates the criminal offense of residential mortgage fraud. Residential mortgage fraud is when a person knowingly makes an omission or misrepresentation of...
06/08/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that three individuals recently pleaded to unemployment insurance benefit fraud totaling more than $31,000. To date this year, the Office has secured $402,321 in court-ordered restitution from those convicted of unemployment insurance fraud. "Six...
05/18/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued the following statement regarding the Superior Court decision regarding the release of 38 Studios grand jury documents: "We appreciate Presiding Justice Gibney's well-reasoned and thoughtful decision upholding the special role of the grand jury in...
05/17/2017
Report from NY, CA, OR, RI, WA, and DC Attorneys General Debunks Trump Administration Claims Against So-Called "Sanctuary" Jurisdictions Report Brings Together Data, Legal Analysis, and Experience from Law Enforcement Across the U.S. to Set the Record Straight In Response to Funding Threats...
05/17/2017
Content Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined attorneys general from 49 states and the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in urging the U.S. government to change its current policy prohibiting the federal government from returning prescription drug settlement money to the individual...
05/12/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today a Providence County Superior Court jury found Hasim Munir (age 37) of Providence, guilty of one count of first degree child molestation. The jury returned the verdict after eight hours of deliberation following a one-week trial presided over...