TOPEKA – (May 21, 2018) – The attorney general’s Consumer Protection Division recovered a record $61 million for consumers and taxpayers last year, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today. In its annual report filed today with the governor and legislature, Schmidt’s office reported nearly $61.9 million in savings and recoveries to Kansas consumers and the state treasury in calendar year 2017. During Schmidt’s administration, the division has recovered a total of more than $208 million, by far the most in state history. The 2017 recoveries surpassed the previous record year of 2013, when the division returned $49.6 million to consumers and taxpayers. “The men and women in our Consumer Protection Division work every day to help Kansans who...
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AG Derek Schmidt: Consumer Protection Division recovers record $61 million in 2017