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AG’s office sues asphalt pavers

TOPEKA – (October 22, 2013) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today announced that his office has filed a lawsuit against a door-to-door asphalt paving operating in Northeast Kansas and is asking consumers who have interacted with them for assistance in the investigation.

Two individuals, George H. Swartz and James J. Swartz, are being investigated for alleged violations of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act in a door-to-door driveway paving operation. These individuals have been operating under at least eight different business names, including:

  • All Star Asphalt
  • All Star Paving
  • Asphalt Solutions
  • All Star Asphalt Paving
  • All Star
  • Asphalt Solutions Hot Mix Asphalt
  • G&S Paving
  • G&M Paving

The Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division has received at least three complaints from consumers in Douglas and Shawnee Counties regarding the practices of these individuals. In addition, they may have been operating in Jackson, Jefferson and Riley counties.

Consumers who have done business with these individuals or any of their associated companies are encouraged to contact the Attorney General’s Office by calling 1-800-432-2310 or by filing a complaint online at www.ag.ks.gov.

The lawsuit is pending in Shawnee County District Court, case no. 13-C-1193, State ex rel Schmidt v. Swartz et. al.