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  • Welcome!

    Welcome to the official website for the Kansas attorney general’s office.  We work hard every day to serve Kansas, and I hope you will find this information helpful.

    Thank you for the privilege of serving as our state’s 44th attorney general!

    Best wishes,
    Derek


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  • U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Kansas appeal in identity theft cases

    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by the State of Kansas which is seeking to overturn a state supreme court decision that would prevent Kansas from fully enforcing state identity theft and related criminal statutes.


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  • Kansans eligible to receive $2.3 million from Fiat Chrysler settlement for consumer protection violations

    More than 1,000 Kansas consumers who purchased or leased Jeep or Dodge model vehicles with 3.0-liter V6 diesel engines are eligible to receive an estimated $2.3 million from Fiat Chrysler as a part of a legal settlement with the State of Kansas.


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  • Consumer Corner: Avoid these most-common scams of 2018

    The first full week of March, which the Federal Trade Commission marks as National Consumer Protection Week. The Kansas Attorney General’s office and our In Your Corner Kansas campaign focuses year-round on protecting consumers from scams and rip-offs, but next week in particular we remind Kansans to be diligent and to keep yourself and your personal information safe. One of the ways we do that is to report to you some of the most commonly-reported scams to our office over the past year.


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  • AG Derek Schmidt urges Congress to toughen law against robocalls

    Attorney General Derek Schmidt has urged the U.S. Senate to enact the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, legislation to curb illegal robocalls and caller-ID spoofing.

    Schmidt, along with the attorneys general from all 49 other states, the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories, sent a letter to the U. S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation supporting the TRACED Act. 


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