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Investors in Derby business involved in alleged Ponzi scheme speak out

Investors in Derby business involved in alleged Ponzi scheme speak out

KAKE News is investigating a Derby financial group accused of orchestrating an alleged Ponzi scheme across 15 different states.

Clorox recalls 37 million bottles of Pine-Sol that could contain bacteria

Clorox recalls 37 million bottles of Pine-Sol that could contain bacteria

The affected Pine-Sol products were made between January 2021 and September 2022.

Sheriff's office urges residents to check for registered sex offenders before Halloween

Sheriff's office urges residents to check for registered sex offenders before Halloween

With around 1,600 registered sex offenders in Sedgwick County, the sheriff's office wants you to know where they live so you can avoid those houses when taking your kids out trick-or-treating this Halloween. 

Do not plug space heaters into power strips, fire officials warn

Do not plug space heaters into power strips, fire officials warn

Fire officials say power strips are not designed to handle the energy load of a space heater and can overheat.

Reminder: file 2019 and 2020 returns by September 30 to get COVID penalty relief

Reminder: file 2019 and 2020 returns by September 30 to get COVID penalty relief

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded struggling individuals and businesses, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, that they may qualify for late-filing penalty relief if they file their 2019 and 2020 returns by Sept. 30, 2022.

BBB: Is that extended warranty really worth it?

BBB: Is that extended warranty really worth it?

When purchasing electronics, home appliances, and other devices, many retailers now offer an extended warranty, sometimes called a protection plan or service contract. But what exactly do you get for that extra cost?

4moms Recalls More than 2 Million MamaRoo and RockaRoo Infant Swings

4moms Recalls More than 2 Million MamaRoo and RockaRoo Infant Swings

The strangulation hazard, which resulted in one death, can be repaired by ordering a free strap fastener from the company.

Derby woman freed of lease after water leaked into her apartment

Derby woman freed of lease after water leaked into her apartment

A Derby woman reached out to KAKE News with concerns about her living space after an upstairs apartment's water heater began leaking, damaging not only that unit, but hers, too. 

BBB scam alert: airfare scams cashing in on canceled flights

BBB scam alert: airfare scams cashing in on canceled flights

Use caution before purchasing flights online. Not all booking sites are legitimate

BBB scam alert: Facebook Marketplace sellers

BBB scam alert: Facebook Marketplace sellers

According to BBB Scam Tracker reports, be wary of phony buyers who “need” you to upgrade your Zelle or another digital wallet app to accept money from them.

KAKE NEWS INVESTIGATES: Vote 2022 Zuckerbucks Fight

KAKE NEWS INVESTIGATES: Vote 2022 Zuckerbucks Fight

You could almost call this story a political whodunnit!  Who took money from big tech - often referred to as Zuckerbucks - to help finance the 2020 elections?

Federal trade commission warns: don't fall for online sale scams!

Federal trade commission warns: don't fall for online sale scams!

Don't fall prey to online sale scams!

30 years later: Husband of one of the I-70 killer's victims hopes case gets solved

30 years later: Husband of one of the I-70 killer's victims hopes case gets solved

Its been 30 years since the I-70 killer took the lives of Wichitans Patricia Magers and Patricia Smith. The husband of one of the victim speaks out as a police department in Indiana says they're closer to finding the person responsible.

Don't fall victim to health insurance scams!

Don't fall victim to health insurance scams!

Scammers will tell you anything to make you part with money and information. Know what they might say or do before they scam you!

Kansas 16-year-old took half of a fake prescription pill and died of fentanyl poisoning

Kansas 16-year-old took half of a fake prescription pill and died of fentanyl poisoning

A billboard now stands tall over Interstate 70 near the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas with an important warning about the dangers of fake prescription pills.

BBB Warning: exercise caution when traveling repair firms come knocking

BBB Warning: exercise caution when traveling repair firms come knocking

The BBB wants people to know that some itinerant repair firms could be out for your money, especially in this time of vulnerability. Their biggest piece of advice: don't pay full price for repairs in advance!

Evergy warns customers about recent utility scam attempts

Evergy warns customers about recent utility scam attempts

Evergy is warning its customers about people calling pretending to be Evergy representatives.

DA: Wichita dealership GM failed to provide title, issued fraudulent 60-day tags

DA: Wichita dealership GM failed to provide title, issued fraudulent 60-day tags

The Sedgwick County DA's office said Thomas Anderson, general manager of Credit King Auto Sales at 3205 South Broadway, entered into a consent judgment following an investigation by the Consumer Protection Division.

BBB: Finding the right landscaping and lawn care pro can save you time and money

BBB: Finding the right landscaping and lawn care pro can save you time and money

The Better Business Bureau wants you to be careful when choosing your lawn care specialist.

Verizon warns customers about text message scam

Verizon warns customers about text message scam

If you've gotten a mysterious message on your cellphone that looks like it came from your own phone number, do not click on the link.

Tenants ask for help after landlords stop participating in Wichita Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Tenants ask for help after landlords stop participating in Wichita Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The City's Housing and Community Services Department hosted a conference Friday to talk with landlords and realtors about housing stability, including the WERAP program.

Storm season is upon us, watch out for unregistered roofers

Storm season is upon us, watch out for unregistered roofers

If you think that it's expensive to hire a good roofer, imagine how much a bad one will cost!

Used vehicles in high demand: don't get scammed!

Used vehicles in high demand: don't get scammed!

With the cost of brand-new vehicles skyrocketing, many people are seizing the opportunity to try to save money with the purchase of a used car.

Woman attacked, robbed in home by offenders pretending to sell candy

Woman attacked, robbed in home by offenders pretending to sell candy

An elderly woman was attacked in her own home in southwest suburban Oak Lawn Tuesday night.

Gold investment scam costs Kansas investors

Gold investment scam costs Kansas investors

Thousands of investors were taken advantage of in a gold investment scam.