National Effort Targets Scammers Who Prey On Military Families

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

Stay up-to-date with KAKE News:

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

A new federal program aims to track scam artists who prey on military families.

The Repeat Offenders Against Military Database includes information and criminal enforcement actions against companies and individuals. The nationwide database will give law enforcement agencies special authority to track down criminals.

“Our military men and women and their families sacrifice each and every day to keep our country safe,” Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. “Crooks and scam artists who prey on military families require a particular focus from law enforcement authorities.”

Schmidt is a co-chair of the Consumer Protection Committee of the National Association of Attorneys General. He said the issue is identifying the repeat offenders who may operate under different corporate names.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KAKE TV 1500 N. West Street Wichita, KS 67203-1323 (316) 943-4221
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 138058483 -
Gray Television, Inc.