• AG Schmidt: Satellite radio provider to pay for violating Kansas consumer protection laws

    The nation’s largest satellite radio provider has agreed to repay consumers after being accused of violating state consumer protection laws, Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.

    Click here to file a complaint.
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  • Consumer Corner: Give wisely during holiday season

    By Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt

    The holiday season is once again upon us. As we gather with our families to give thanks for our blessings over the past year, it is also the time of year we especially think of those in need.

    Unfortunately, while there are many fine charitable organizations in our state worthy of our support, there are also scam artists who know that this is a tempting time of year to take advantage of Kansans’ giving spirit.
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  • Consumer Corner: Telephone imposters look to get into your wallet

    When your telephone rings, you expect the person on the other end of the line to tell you who they are and why they are calling you. But scammers are coming up with more elaborate ways of fooling you into thinking they are someone else.
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  • AG Schmidt sues medical-alert device companies for violating No Call Act

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has sued a group of Utah-based medical device companies for violating the Kansas Do Not Call Act.
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  • Consumer Alert: Meat salesmen banned from Kansas spotted back in the state

    Two meat salesmen who have been banned from doing business in Kansas have once again been spotted in the state, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.
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  • AG Schmidt: Pavers banned from Kansas

    Lawrence, Topeka consumers to receive refunds

    A door-to-door paving operation has been banned from doing business in the State of Kansas and ordered to refund three Northeast Kansas consumers, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.
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  • AG Schmidt: More than 300 Kansas consumers to receive relief from SunTrust settlement

    More than 300 Kansas consumers will be eligible for relief under the terms of a settlement reached with SunTrust, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.
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  • AG Schmidt: More than 900 roofers now registered

    Renewal deadline approaches

    As the first year of Kansas’ roofer registration program draws to a close, more than 900 roofing contractors have completed the registration process, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

    Roofers, click here to register now.
    Consumers, click here to see if your roofer is registered.
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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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