Scam Alerts

"Pending FTC complaint" emails are fake

Tax Scams 2014 

Washington Mudslide charity scams

PNM Scam

Details of Extortion Scam by DEA Special Agent Impersonators @

Online Dating Scams

Fake funeral notice can be deadly — for your computer

13th Judicial Court employee poser scam.

APD Phone Scam

Helpful information for all Public Service Company of New Mexico customers

The Consumer Protection Division of the Attorney General’s Office receives thousands of inquiries annually. Numerous consumers call the Consumer Protection Division to report various scams or frauds or what appear to be fraudulent schemes.

If you encounter a scam or fraud, please report it to the Consumer Protection Division by calling 800-678-1508 or send an email to comm...(click to show) If you are forwarding a scam email, please be sure to attach the message's Internet headers. Learn how to find Internet headers.

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