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  • Stay safe while shopping online

    If you'll be doing any of your Christmas shopping online this year, check out our tips for staying safe from scams.


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  • Consumer Corner: Make your contributions count on Giving Tuesday and throughout the holiday season

    While many Kansans are generous in supporting worthy causes throughout the year, the holidays in particular are a time to remember those causes we choose to support.

    As we often remind folks, though, don’t let a heartwarming sales pitch from a charitable organization cause you to let your guard down. Scam artists are known to take advantage of the generosity of others to make money that doesn’t support a worthy cause, but simply lines their own pocketbooks.


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  • Consumer Corner: Consider using a security freeze to protect your identity

    It seems like nearly every week we hear news reports about another company or organization whose data has been breached, putting its customers’ information at risk for identity theft. While there is little you can do to prevent the companies you do business with from getting hacked, there are steps you can take that may help protect you in the event your information is stolen.


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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.

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