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

    Springtime is upon us in Kansas, which as we saw last week, means the spring storms are upon us too. If your roof is damaged in a spring storm – or if you’re just looking to have some work done on your roof this spring – it’s important to make sure the roofing contractor you use is properly registered with the attorney general’s office.


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  • Consumer Corner: Beware of scammers posing as Publishers Clearing House

    Whether it’s a foreign lottery, sweepstakes or a government grant, scammers aim to lure people into sending money to pay for the taxes or processing fees now in exchange for the promise of a future “prize.” We always remind consumers that the Kansas Lottery is the only legitimate, legally operating lottery in Kansas, and you should never have to pay money upfront to claim a prize.


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  • Kansans eligible to receive $2.3 million from Fiat Chrysler settlement for consumer protection violations

    More than 1,000 Kansas consumers who purchased or leased Jeep or Dodge model vehicles with 3.0-liter V6 diesel engines are eligible to receive an estimated $2.3 million from Fiat Chrysler as a part of a legal settlement with the State of Kansas.


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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

  • Credit Card Services

  • Computer Repairs

  • IRS Scam

  • Car Warranty

  • Government Imposter