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Comparing Missouri’s Merchandising Practices Act with the Kansas Consumer Protection Act: A Look at These Laws’ Practical Applicability in Private Civil Actions by Charles Maxwell Simpson

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Consumer fraud is not an uncommon occurrence.  The FTC reported in 2007 that during a year-long study, 13.5 percent of American adults fell victim to fraud.  Despite laws created by the federal and state governments, this number remains too high.  The laws are intended to level the power inequality between consumer and seller inherent in modern market places.  While these laws all provide some benefit to consumers, they are not all created equal.  This comment examines differences for consumers between the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act and the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. … Read the full text …