You’ve probably seen those commercials on TV – the ones offering you a free credit report or credit score. Many of these companies are trying to lure you into signing up for a credit monitoring service that is not free, but federal law does require the three major credit reporting agencies to provide you with a free copy of your credit report once a year.
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If you are an AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile or Verizon customer and had unauthorized third-party charges added to your cell phone bill, you may be eligible to receive a refund under recent settlements with these carriers.
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.
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