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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

    The Kansas Attorney General's Office will offer free training sessions on the Kansas Open Meetings Act and Kansas Open Records Act in October in Topeka and Johnson County. 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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  • Demand An End

    The driving force behind commercial sexual exploitation, including sex trafficking, is the demand for commercial sex. Buyers who create that demand must be held accountable for their role in enabling sex trafficking and other forms of commercial sexual exploitation. Buying sex is not a victimless crime.

    Demand An End to sex trafficking by signing our online petition.


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  • Consumer Corner: Use caution when directing disaster donations

    Once again, our screens have recently been inundated with pictures of communities devastated by a natural disaster. As the damaging floodwaters of Hurricane Florence have wreaked havoc on North Carolina, the call has gone out around the country for assistance. As always, many Kansans are looking for ways to help – including some who wish to make monetary donations to support the relief efforts. Unfortunately, every time a disaster strikes, scam artists seek to get their hands on some of the money that was intended to help the storm victims.


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  • Consumer Corner: ‘Pay by gift card’ is red flag for scams

    Gift cards can be useful tools to allow a gift-receiver to choose his or her own gift. In recent years, these cards have become readily available, with racks of cards appearing in grocery stores, pharmacies and even gas stations. Unfortunately, we’ve also seen scammers try to take advantage of the convenience of buying a gift card to make it the currency of choice when ripping people off.


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