Phone Scam

Scam calls claiming to be from U.S. District Court targeting elderly citizens

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is issuing a consumer alert to warn Missouri citizens about a potential scam targeting elderly and vulnerable citizens. Recently, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri has reported hundreds of calls from citizens across Missouri and the country who claim to have received calls from the court’s […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA registration deadline has ended but help remains

The deadline for registering with FEMA for disaster assistance has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. The agency continues working with the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency on the recovery process for this year’s spring and summer severe storms and flooding.   Recovery officials encourage Missouri residents who registered for disaster assistance […]

Legal Assistance

Free legal assistance is available to elegible Missourians

Free legal assistance is available to Missourians who need help with disaster-related issues such as home repair contracts and contractors; life, medical and property insurance claims; FEMA applications and appealing FEMA decisions. Missouri residents can call 800-829-4128 to leave a message about legal issues arising from recently sustained damage from severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes […]

Robocalls

Audio: Attorney General announces partnership aimed at stopping illegal robocalls in Missouri

The Attorney General has announced a partnership aimed at stopping illegal robocalls in Missouri.     Missouri Attorney General Schmitt is teaming up with other state and federal agencies, along with the Federal Trade Commission to put an end to illegal robocalls in what they’ve dubbed “Operation Call it Quits.” Schmitt urges Missourians to report […]

EBT Card Scam Alert

Audio: Scam targeting users of food stamp program hits Missouri

A possible scam targeting users of Missouri’s food stamp and temporary assistance program has been reported.     “The Department of Social Services has issued a warning for users of its EBT card, saying they’ve received reports about fraudulent calls, texts, and email being sent requesting card and PIN information. They are reminding users of […]