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  • Consumer Alert: Recent storm damage could attract illegal contractors

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today reminded Kansas homeowners in areas damaged by recent severe weather to use caution during the cleanup and rebuilding to avoid scams by transient contractors.


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  • Apple E-Book Settlement

    A federal court’s ruling in favor of Kansas and other plaintiffs who had accused Apple, Inc., of violating antitrust laws by conspiring with major U.S. publishers to fix the prices of e-books is now final and will enter into force, resulting in reimbursements for Kansas consumers.

    For more information, visit the settlement website or call (866) 686-9333.


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  • Consumer Alert: Consumers who purchased RadioShack gift cards owed refund

    Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today announced consumers holding unused gift cards purchased from RadioShack can obtain refunds from the company who filed for bankruptcy last year.
     

    To file a claim, visit www.oldradioshackgiftcards.com
    or call (844) 794-3477.


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  • AG Schmidt: More than 700 Kansas consumers eligible for relief from HSBC settlement

    More than 700 Kansas consumers may be eligible for relief under the terms of a settlement with HSBC.

    The agreement filed today in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia provides direct payments to Kansas borrowers whose loans were serviced by HSBC and who lost their home to foreclosure between January 1, 2008, and December 31, 2012. The settlement also includes other relief for borrowers in need of assistance.


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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 your 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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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 and the Kansas Cemetery Corporation Act. 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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