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  • AG Derek Schmidt: Consumer Protection Division recovers $12 million in 2021

    The attorney general’s Consumer Protection Division recovered more than $12 million for Kansas consumers and taxpayers in 2021.

    In its annual report filed today with the governor and Legislature, Schmidt’s office reported more than $12 million in savings and recoveries to Kansas consumers and the public treasury in calendar year 2021. During AG Schmidt’s administration, the division has recovered a total of more than $266 million, by far the most in state history.

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  • Consumer Corner: Storm season is upon us, watch out for unregistered roofers

    Spring has arrived. In Kansas, that also means that, in addition to warmer temperatures and emerging gardens, storm clouds will be on the horizon. Severe thunderstorms, hail and the occasional tornado are a fact of life. So is the inevitable recovery by Kansas residents when nature takes a toll on roofs and other structures.

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  • How do I sign up for the Do-Not-Call List?

    Registering for the Do-Not-Call list is easy!

    Once you phone number is registered, it does not expire. Your number will remain on the list unless you call and request removal.

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  • Roofing Registration

    Since 2013, roofing contractors operating in Kansas have been required by state law to register with the attorney general’s office, with few exceptions.

    Kansans in need of roof repairs should check the Roofing Registration Directory before signing any contracts or having any work done.

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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, the Kansas Cemetery Corporation Act, and the Wayne Owen Act (identity theft). 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.

Top 5 Scams

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