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  • National Consumer Protection Week

    To mark National Consumer Protection Week, March 1-7, the Attorney General's Office will sponsor free, personal document destruction at eight locations around the state.


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  • Consumer Corner: Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

    Identity thieves are constantly looking for new ways to separate you from your hard-earned money, and they will use the tax season as a way to do it. That’s why the Federal Trade Commission has identified this week, February 3-7, as Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week in 2020.

     


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  • Consumer Corner: Beware of scammers posing as Apple support

    During this holiday season, our Consumer Protection Division has seen a recent influx of complaints from Kansans receiving phone calls from scammers posing as Apple support staff. The scammers even use caller-ID spoofing technology to impersonate the company’s real telephone number in order to appear more legitimate.


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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