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  • Consumer Corner: Protect your personal information – online and off – for Data Privacy Day

    It seems like almost every week we hear a new story about a company’s data being hacked. With the incredible volume of information about us that’s out there, it’s more important than ever to take whatever steps you can to secure your information.

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  • Consumer Corner: Beware the pitfalls of vacation timeshares

    If the winter doldrums have you dreaming about a tropical vacation, a timeshare may sound like an appealing option. The ability to own a portion of a vacation property and the rights to use it for a certain amount of time per year may sound like a better deal than paying for hotel accommodations, but be very cautious.

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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.

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