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Kansans warned not to get scammed by summer travel plans

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is reminding Kansans to travel safely this summer and avoid scams.

Attorney General Derek Schmidt says with COVID-19 restrictions lifting, Kansans are beginning to venture further away from home as the summer vacation season gets underway. Unfortunately, he said that means scammers will also be looking to make a quick buck by taking advantage of travel plans.

According to AG Schmidt, a lot has changed since the last time Kansanswere able to freely travel for vacations. He said he wants to remind Kansans to use common sense when making travel arrangements to ensure summer plans do not go off track.

Schmidt said scammers often target vacationers with texts, emails and phone calls that offer prices that are too good to be true for what sounds like a dream vacation. Or, he said they offer a “free” vacation if you join a travel club or attend a promotional seminar for a timeshare. As with all…

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