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AG Derek Schmidt: Equifax should reimburse consumers for security freezes

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today asked Equifax to bear the cost of obtaining security freezes at all three credit reporting bureaus for consumers affected by the massive Equifax data breach. In a letter to Equifax, Schmidt, along with the attorneys general of 31 other states and territories, expressed approval of the decision by Equifax to waive the fee for its own service of placing a security freeze on affected consumers’ accounts but said that it not enough. They …

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Juvenile Arrested Following Burglary

Just before 8:00 on Friday morning, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a rural Riverton home where the owners had awoken to discover a storage building had been broken into throughout the night.  Numerous items, including a chainsaw, bicycle and wiring had been stolen. In addition, the suspects attempted to steal a motorcycle, but were unsuccessful. During the course of the investigation, deputies located a 17-year old male juvenile, who was in possessio…