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Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced the grand jury indictment of Fred Lewis. Between early 2015 and late 2016, Lewis is alleged to have allowed a woman who recently moved to Albuquerque to share his apartment, eventually forcing her to perform sex acts with him and another individual, and threatening to kill her at knifepoint after she refused to have commercial sex with a drug dealer in exchange for drugs.

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas today joined 55 other state and territory attorneys general to urge Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that Sharoski Jackson, the man convicted of trafficking a child in 2013, will remain behind bars.

Albuquerque, NM - Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas, sued a group of tech companies for illegally tracking children online.

Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas issued this statement, in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s dangerous plan to roll back methane regulations:

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas issued the following statement in remembrance of the thousands of people who were killed in the terrorist attacks of September, 11th, 2001:

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that the New Mexico Supreme Court declined to review the Court of Appeals decision to uphold the district court decision to hold Teri Lee Sanchez in custody until trial, without bond. Her co-defendant, James Stewart, is also being held without bond pending trial.

Española, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced a Rio Arriba County Grand Jury returned an indictment against Barney Trujillo, on 3 felony counts of Unlawful Interest in a Public Contract and 1 felony count of Campaign Contribution Disclosure and Prohibition.

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced a major court victory on behalf of millions of New Mexicans, granting them access to thousands of acres of public lands in Northern New Mexico, near White Peak, much of which had previously been blocked off by a landowner.

Albuquerque, NM - "We are relieved that these dangerous individuals will finally be held in custody after federal entities stepped in because of inexplicable dismissals of the cases.

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Albuquerque, NM – This afternoon, Attorney General Hector Balderas issued a Scam Alert in response to a new scam hitting New Mexico that threatens a ‘criminal lawsuit’ by the IRS if the caller’s message is not returned. The digitized voice in the recording claims to be Officer Edward Jonathon calling from the legal department of the Internal Revenue Service and leaves a call back number along with his threats.


Albuquerque, NM – This morning, Attorney General Hector Balderas issued a scam alert regarding phone recordings threatening New Mexicans with federal enforcement action by the U. S. Treasury and appearances before a grand jury or federal magistrate judge. The scam recording tells New Mexicans they must call various phone numbers with out of state area codes. Scams like this one are flooding New Mexico and since May 2, 2016, nearly 700 reports have been made...

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