The Office of the Attorney General accepts several different types of complaints. See the list below for specific form or instructions that best fits your complaint. If you are not sure which form to use, contact Constituent Services.
Where the dispute involves business practices that violate New Mexico or Federal law, the consumer has a right to expect that the problem will be resolved. In some matters, if a consumer contacts the business, but is unable to resolve the dispute, the Consumer Protection Division’s complaint resolution services may be available. There is no charge to the public for these services.
Consumer Complaint Form Additional Information
Charitable Organization Complaint
The Office of the Attorney General oversees charities (except for religious and educational organizations) that exist, operate or solicit contributions in this state. The office has the duty to protect the interests of all beneficiaries of charities within its jurisdiction. The Office of the Attorney General may conduct investigations and bring legal actions to protect the assets of New Mexico charities and ensure that the assets are used for their intended charitable purposes as well as protect New Mexico’s citizens from unlawful solicitation practices by fundraisers.
Charitable Organization Complaint Form
When the Investigations Division the Office of the Attorney General receives your completed complaint and attachments, we will review the information to determine whether we have jurisdiction to investigate the complaint. If we do not have jurisdiction, we will make every effort to refer your complaint to an agency that may be able to help you.
Investigation Complaint Form Instructions
Medicaid Fraud & Elder Abuse and Neglect Complaint
The Medicaid Fraud and Elder Abuse Division is a criminal law enforcement unit of the the Office of the Attorney General that enforces the Medicaid Fraud Act and the Resident Abuse and Neglect Act. The Division investigates and prosecutes Medicaid providers who commit fraud and/or resident abuse, neglect and exploitation in long-term care facilities. The unit also pursues civil monetary repayment of Medicaid program funds when a Medicaid provider does not provide adequate services to recipients.
MFEA Complaint Instructions
Open Meetings (OMA) or Inspection of Public Records (IPRA) Complaint
New Mexico's "Sunshine Laws," the Open Meetings Act (OMA) and Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA), help to ensure the business of government is open to the public. After complaints are received, each party is contacted, facts are gathered and a determination whether a violation has been committed is made. If a violation has been determined, the Open Meetings Act and the Inspection of Public Records Act provide for enforcement by the Office of the Attorney General or the District Attorney in their respective jurisdictions. These laws also provide that a private citizen may bring a civil lawsuit against the offending public body.
OMA/IPRA Complaint Instructions
Contact Constituent Services.