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  • National Drug Take-Back Day - October 22

    Law enforcement officers across the state will be collecting unused medications for safe disposal on Saturday, October 22 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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  • Kansans to receive $11.1 million in payments from Volkswagen settlement

    Kansans who bought VW vehicles with 2.0-liter diesel engines are eligible to receive an estimated $11.1 million from Volkswagen as part of a legal settlement with the State of Kansas. This monetary relief is in addition to an option to sell back their vehicle or have it modified to correct the problem.

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  • Consumer Corner: Scammers targeting seniors with insurance, ‘Medicare,’ ‘Social Security’ calls

    Our office frequently hears about phone call scams targeting senior citizens. Previously, we have warned about imposters posing as grandchildren to try to get you to send them money to get out of a jam. While these scams continue, we also wanted to share a few other scams that have been popping up, impersonating your insurance company, Medicare or Social Security.

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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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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.

Top 5 Scams

  • IRS Scam

  • Grandparent Scam

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  • Credit Card Solutions

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