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  • Consumer Corner: Use your gift cards wisely

    In recent years, and certainly under the current circumstances, gift cards are a popular way for givers to make sure the recipient gets something he or she wants. If you unwrapped a gift card under your tree this year, now is your chance to choose your own perfect gift!As you venture out to the stores or log on to your computer to spend that gift card, make sure you’re aware of the fine print that comes with your gift. Here are some things to keep in mind ...

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  • Consumer Corner: Avoid these most-common coronavirus scams

    The situation surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak has created many new avenues for scammers to take advantage of the public’s apprehension and uncertainty. As the U.S. and the world continue to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, we remind Kansans to be diligent and to keep yourself and your personal information safe.

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  • AG Derek Schmidt: State price-gouging law now in effect for virus-response supplies

    A Kansas price-gouging law that prohibits profiteering by raising prices on items consumers find necessary because of the COVID-19 virus outbreak is now in effect statewide.

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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