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  • Welcome!

    Welcome to the official website for the Kansas attorney general’s office.  We work hard every day to serve Kansas, and I hope you will find this information helpful.

    Thank you for the privilege of serving as our state’s 44th attorney general!

    Best wishes,
    Derek


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  • Open Government Training

    Free training sessions on Kansas open government laws will be offered later this month across Kansas. The training will be conducted by attorneys in Schmidt’s office who have experience in open government laws. Panelists will include Kansas Sunshine Coalition members, local government officials and media representatives.


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  • Consumer Corner: Watch out for utility scams

    As summer approaches and the temperatures outside continue to rise, so does the possibility that scammers impersonating your utility company are going to show up at your doorstep or call over the phone.


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  • Consumer Corner: Know your rights with door-to-door sales

    Every summer, the attorney general’s office sees a spike in complaints about door-to-door salespeople. Many different products and services are sold door-to-door, but in particular, home improvement services are much more prevalent during the summer.

    Kansas law offers consumers a number of rights when it comes to transactions made at your doorstep.


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  • Attorney General, KBI Director: New budget to significantly strengthen fight against cybercrimes

    Funding included in the newly enacted state budget will significantly strengthen the capacity of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation to fight cybercrimes, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Kansas Bureau of Investigation Director Kirk Thompson said.

    The state budget for the coming year includes $1 million in dedicated funding for KBI investigative personnel who will focus specifically on computer-based crimes and other cybercrimes committed against Kansans.


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