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Attorney General's News Release

August 17, 2011

AG Koster says office received more than 38,000 consumer inquiries through first half of 2011 -- office obtained nearly $2.5 million in restitution for victims --

Jefferson City, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster said today that between January 1 and June 30 this year, his office’s Division of Consumer Protection has handled 38,279 consumer complaints and inquiries, and has obtained $2,498,032 in restitution for victims of scam artists.

“The Attorney General’s office encourages consumers to file complaints with our Consumer Protection Hotline,” Koster said. “Our consumer-protection staff can help mediate a complaint, investigate scams, and take legal action against businesses if necessary. Consumers can register complaints with our hotline at 800-392-8222 or online at”

Koster said the website also provides more detailed information on how consumers can protect themselves from scammers.

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