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4 Florida men convicted for fraudulent use of stolen personal identities

PROVIDENCE – Four Florida men were convicted for their role in a conspiracy that used stolen personal identifying information to defraud banks of more...
PROTECTION PLAN: Gian Gentile, left, and brother Brendan Gentile, owners of SecurityRI.com, say the company receives more calls this time of year from businesses looking for security against ­shoplifters. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Shop owners bracing for theft before holidays

Stressed about the holidays already? You’re not alone. Every year, shop owners not only worry about stocking shelves with the right products, they also need...

R.I. attorney admits to Ponzi scheme costing clients $250K

PROVIDENCE – A Rhode Island personal injury lawyer pleaded guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion after admitting to conducting Ponzi scheme, U.S. Attorney...

2 arrested, charged in connection with theft of almost $500K from...

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Police say the theft of nearly $500,000 from a city bank was an inside job.  A former bank employee and her boyfriend...

Man charged with cheating Home Depot stores out of $300,000 with...

PROVIDENCE (AP) – A Connecticut man was given nearly $300,000 in fraudulent Home Depot credit by walking into stores in several states, taking expensive...
RHODE ISLAND ranked No. 24 among the best states in which to retire, according to a new report by Bankrate. / PBN FILE PHOTO / ARTISTIC IMAGES

Bankrate: R.I. is 24th best state for retirement

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranks No. 24 in a new report on the best states in which to retire. The report by the consumer finance...

Cannabis arrest practices must be overhauled

More than 300,000 people were arrested for cannabis possession in 2020, FBI records show. Meanwhile, the drug is being legally sold for a profit...

2 plead guilty to playing role in lottery scam

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Two men have pleaded guilty to participating in a lottery scam that cheated victims in multiple states, including Rhode Island and...
BOB BURKE, owner of Pot Au Feu in downtown Providence, covered his restaurant in plywood on Friday ahead of planned demonstrations. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NANCY LAVIN

Are you comfortable visiting Providence to shop, eat or explore the...

Has Providence become less safe to visit in the past year? Not according to crime statistics. Nearly every category of crime dropped dramatically in 2020,...
SECURITY BOOST: Civil owner Guido Silvestri upgraded security for his downtown Providence business following a night of rioting last June that heavily damaged the skateboard shop. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Business, city leaders must work together to bring visitors back

Crime is still trending down in the capital city – and in 2020 dramatically so. Yet downtown business and community leaders are more concerned...
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