By Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt This week – the first full week of March – we observe National Consumer Protection Week. While our office focuses year-round on protecting consumers from scams and rip-offs, this week in particular we remind Kansans to be diligent in keeping themselves safe. It has become one of our traditions this week to report to you some of the most common scams our office received complaints about over the past year. This year’s report includes some old favorites of the scammers, which have reclaimed the top spots. Card Services. Back after several years away from our list, “Rachael” and her friends from “card services” took the top spot in 2017. In this scam, a robocaller placing thousands of calls at a time will ask you...
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Consumer Corner: Avoid these most-common scams of 2017