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Attorney General’s Office recovered $49 million last year

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Monday, June 24, 2013, at 3:07 p.m.

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office announced Monday it had recovered more than $49 million in consumer restitution, fees and penalties last year, a record amount.

The Consumer Protection Division investigates scams, fraud and other illicit monetary activity, according to its website.

Previously the record for one year was $17.3 million.

If you have been the victim of a scam, ripoff, or other fraudlent activity, contact the Consumer Protection Division at 800-432-2310 or go to www.ag.ks.gov.

Reach Matt Riedl at 316-269-6791 or mriedl@wichitaeagle.com.

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