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  • National Drug Take-Back Day - April 27

    Law enforcement officers across the state will be collecting unused medications for safe disposal on Saturday, April, 27, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


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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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  • AG Derek Schmidt urges Congress to toughen law against robocalls

    Attorney General Derek Schmidt has urged the U.S. Senate to enact the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, legislation to curb illegal robocalls and caller-ID spoofing.

    Schmidt, along with the attorneys general from all 49 other states, the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories, sent a letter to the U. S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation supporting the TRACED Act. 


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  • Consumer Corner: Avoid these most-common scams of 2018

    The first full week of March, which the Federal Trade Commission marks as National Consumer Protection Week. The Kansas Attorney General’s office and our In Your Corner Kansas campaign focuses year-round on protecting consumers from scams and rip-offs, but next week in particular we remind Kansans to be diligent and to keep yourself and your personal information safe. One of the ways we do that is to report to you some of the most commonly-reported scams to our office over the past year.


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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