• AG Schmidt: Another record year for consumer protection

    For the second straight year, the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division has returned a record amount of money to Kansas consumers and taxpayers, Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.

    In its annual report filed today with the governor and Kansas Legislature, Schmidt’s office reported $49.6 million in savings and recoveries to Kansas consumers and the state treasury in 2013.
  • Consumer Corner: “One ring” scam hits phone bills with unwanted charges

    That missed-call alert on your cell phone may be from a scammer trying to ding your wallet.
  • AG Schmidt: 700 roofers registered, check the directory before having work done

    As the spring storm season approaches, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today reminded Kansans to make sure roofers are complying with a new Kansas law requiring them to register with the Attorney General’s Office.

    Roofers, click here to register now.
    Consumers, click here to see if your roofer is registered.
  • AG Schmidt: Kansas consumers to receive $1.4 million from e-book settlement

    Kansas consumers are expected to receive more than $1.4 million from legal settlements with e-book publishers, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today.
  • AG Schmidt praises legislature for adding cellphones to No-Call Act

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today commended the Legislature on passage of Senate Bill 308, which extends the Kansas No-Call Act to protect consumers’ cellphones from unwanted telemarketing calls.
  • Consumer Alert: Despite cold weather, paving scams continue

    Although winter has set in across Kansas, door-to-door paving scams are continuing to be seen throughout the state, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today.

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  • AG Schmidt: More Kansas homeowners to benefit from new mortgage settlement

    More Kansas homeowners will receive relief after a settlement with mortgage servicer Ocwen Financial Corporation, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.
  • AG Schmidt: Consumers to receive refunds from deceptive marketing company

    Kansas consumers who were misled into signing up and paying for discount clubs and memberships may be entitled to refunds, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced.

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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