State Government Press Releases

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02/03/2017
After receiving a phone call from a local business alerting us to a scam, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning all businesses of an emerging email scam that purports to be from company executives and requests personal information of employees. The scammers send emails that appear to...
02/01/2017
Legislation Calls for Lifetime Ban on Possession of Firearms for Those Convicted of Domestic Violence Would Bring Rhode Island into Compliance with Federal Law To get guns out of the hands of domestic abusers and to bring Rhode Island into compliance with federal firearm laws,...
01/31/2017
Company to implement scam-prevention policies and procedures Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a multi-state settlement with Colorado-based The Western Union Company (Western Union), resolving a multistate investigation which focused on complaints of consumers who used...
01/30/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Bruce Moten (age 27), of Providence, to consecutive life sentences plus 70 years for the October 22, 2014 gangland shooting in Providence that left Terry Robinson dead and...
01/30/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Leon Taylor (age 34), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere to one count of manslaughter for the June 9, 2014 stabbing death of David Simmons. Under the terms of the plea, Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers sentenced...
01/27/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that George Tabora (age 54), of East Greenwich, RI, was found guilty by a Kent County Superior Court jury of two counts of second degree child molestation. The jury returned the verdict after five hours of deliberations following a...
01/27/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Christopher Jimenez (age 30), of Providence, RI, was sentenced to life plus 15 years for the 2012 murder of his infant daughter Christina. Jimenez was found guilty of second degree murder and first degree child abuse in October...
01/25/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Justice Andrade (age 23), of Providence, was found guilty today for the July 2014 murder of Ty Shon Perry in the City of Providence. The jury returned the verdict after eight hours of deliberations that followed the trial presided over by...
01/25/2017
After an extensive review of the case, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General has filed a notice of dismissal, pursuant to Rule 48a, in the case involving Ms. Elaine Yates (K2-1988-0721A). After reviewing all of the evidence in this...
01/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that three individuals have pleaded this week to unemployment insurance benefit fraud of nearly $60,000. "We have picked up right where we left off last year in aggressively prosecuting individuals who have stolen unemployment insurance benefits,...