• Consumer Corner: Watch out for these common scams

    As we recognize National Consumer Protection Week, the first week of March, our office is reminding Kansans that we’re here year-round to protect you from scams. Looking back on the past year, here are a few of the scams that were reported to our office most often during 2014. These scams are all still around – so be on alert for scammers using these tricks to get into your wallet.
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  • Consumer Alert: Be wary of fake invoice scams

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today warned consumers to be on the lookout for fake invoices for services or products not ordered. They are likely being generated from disreputable companies perpetrating fraud.
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  • AG Schmidt: T-Mobile customers in Kansas eligible for refunds under national settlement

    T-Mobile customers in Kansas who were charged for third-party services on their mobile phone bills without their consent are eligible to receive refunds as part of a multi-state settlement reached earlier this week, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today.

    T-Mobile customers: Learn more about how to obtain a refund.
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.
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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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