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  • Welcome!

    Welcome to the official website for the Kansas attorney general’s office.  We work hard every day to serve Kansas, and I hope you will find this information helpful.

    Thank you for the privilege of serving as our state’s 44th attorney general!

    Best wishes,
    Derek


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  • Consumer Corner: Know the risks of supporting ‘crowdfunding’ sites

    In years past, folks who had a new idea for a product or service, but needed some startup money to get it going, might approach a bank for a loan or maybe ask friends and family members to invest in their ideas. Today’s inventors and entrepreneurs have a new method for raising startup money through online “crowdfunding” sites.

    Supporting these projects does come with some risks. Click below to learn more.


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  • AG Derek Schmidt to FCC: Let phone carriers block robocalls from fake phone numbers

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has asked the Federal Communications Commission to move forward with adopting regulations which would allow telephone providers to block illegal robocalls.

    Schmidt, along with a bipartisan coalition of 29 other state attorneys general, submitted a comment letter on the FCC’s proposed rules which would allow providers to block several types of “spoofed” calls, in which a call appears to be coming from one number, but is actually coming from a different number.


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  • AG Derek Schmidt serves as president of National AG Association

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is currently serving as president of the National Association of Attorneys General. As president, Schmidt leads the national organization of 56 state and territorial attorneys general for the 2017-2018 year.


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  • 2016 consumer recoveries top $16 million

    The attorney general’s Consumer Protection Division returned more than $16 million to consumers and taxpayers last year.

    In its annual report filed with the governor and Kansas Legislature, Schmidt’s office reported $16.8 million in savings and recoveries to Kansas consumers and the state treasury in calendar year 2016. During Schmidt’s administration, the division has recovered a total of more than $146 million, by far the most in state history.


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