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  • Kansans to receive $11.1 million in payments from Volkswagen settlement

    Kansans who bought VW vehicles with 2.0-liter diesel engines are eligible to receive an estimated $11.1 million from Volkswagen as part of a legal settlement with the State of Kansas. This monetary relief is in addition to an option to sell back their vehicle or have it modified to correct the problem.


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  • AG Schmidt: More than 700 Kansas consumers eligible for relief from HSBC settlement

    More than 700 Kansas consumers may be eligible for relief under the terms of a settlement with HSBC.

    The agreement filed today in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia provides direct payments to Kansas borrowers whose loans were serviced by HSBC and who lost their home to foreclosure between January 1, 2008, and December 31, 2012. The settlement also includes other relief for borrowers in need of assistance.


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  • How do I sign up for the Do-Not-Call List?

    Registering for the Do-Not-Call list is easy!

    Once your phone number is registered, it does not expire. Your number will remain on the list unless you call and request removal.


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  • Consumer Corner: Season of giving is also season for scams

    Helping others is as much a part of the holiday season as decorating our homes, eating great food and singing Christmas carols. Many wonderful organizations conduct special fund-raising drives during the holidays to provide support for those in need. 

    Unfortunately, scam artists too often take advantage of the giving spirit of the holidays to find ways to get your generous donations into their pockets instead of a worthy cause.


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We're Here to Help!

Whether you have suspicious charges on your phone bill or think you've been the victim of identity theft, the consumer protection specialists in Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt's office are here to help.

This Division investigates scams, mediates and prosecutes violations of the Consumer Protection Act, the No-Call Act, the Roofing Registration Act, the Charitable Organization and Solicitations Act, the Kansas False Claims Act, the Funeral and Cemetery Merchandise Agreements Act and the Kansas Cemetery Corporation Act. Protecting Kansas consumers from scams, telemarketing fraud and other deceptive practices is a priority for our office.

We are not able to provide private legal advice and not every dispute falls under our jurisdiction. Please contact a private attorney to assist with these matters. For assistance finding a private attorney, please contact the Kansas Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service or Kansas Legal Services.

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