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Welcome to the Office of the Attorney General for the State of New Mexico.

We protect New Mexicans in order to make our communities safer and more prosperous.  We prosecute criminal and civil offenses; advocate for consumers and those without a voice; empower the public by proactively educating them and connecting them with beneficial resources; and serve as legal counsel for the State and its agents.

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How can we help you?

Internet Crimes<br />Against Children Internet Crimes Against Children
Human Trafficking Human
Consumer Protection Consumer
Scams and Fraud Scams
and Fraud
Open Meetings Act (OMA) Open Meetings
Act (OMA)
Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA) Inspection of Public
Records Act (IPRA)
Medicaid Fraud Medicaid
Civil Rights Civil
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What we're working on:

The Office of the Attorney General is focused on protecting vulnerable populations and making our communities safer so that we can truly prosper in New Mexico. The Attorney General’s protection efforts are targeted at prevention strategies, complex prosecutions, and public awareness. Through this approach, the Office of the Attorney General seeks to empower New Mexicans to strengthen families through education and awareness, as well as to hold dangerous criminals and those in power accountable for any harm they cause to our communities. Here are just some examples of how the Office of the Attorney General is accomplishing these goals:


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Cyber Security

The Equifax data breach is unique in that consumers may not be aware that Equifax has their personal information. In other types of data breaches like those from credit card application information at other companies, consumers have knowingly released their information. 

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Fighting the Opioid Crisis in New Mexico

Since 2008, New Mexico has had one of the highest rates of drug overdose death in the United States. Between 2008-2012, almost every county in New Mexico had a higher drug overdose death rate than the rate for the entire United States.

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Civil Rights

The Attorney General's Office is committed to protecting immigrant communities, public safety and the basic rights of all New Mexicans through the vigorous enforcement of civil rights laws and consumer protections and by promoting trust and cooperation between immigrants and law enforcement.

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Upcoming Events

The Office of the New Mexico Attorney General regularly conducts educational presentations throughout the state.