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Albuquerque, NM – Please see the below statement from New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, following the news of the passing of Senator John Pinto.

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas secured an additional three-year sentence against Mark Webb, the man convicted of secretly recording graphic videos of an underage female in the bathroom. The Attorney General previously convicted Webb of Voyeurism at trial in 2016, and secured a conviction to second-degree sexual exploitation of children by manufacture in 2018. Today’s sentencing was for the additional charge of sexual exploitation of children by manufacture which was bifurcated from the Voyeurism case.

Santa Fe, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that Gary Gregor, the teacher who sexually assaulted multiple students in Rio Arriba County was sentenced to more than a century in prison. In December, AG Balderas successfully secured multiple convictions against Gregor, for sexually assaulting 4th grade students during the 2007-2008 school year at Fairview Elementary School.

Please see the attached letter from Attorney General Hector Balderas and New Mexico Environment Secretary James Kenney.

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced a major environmental victory over the Trump Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency. A federal court in California ruled that EPA failed to perform mandatory duties to implement its own 2016 rules for reducing methane emissions from municipal landfills. New Mexico submitted its plan to enforce the rule prior to the May 2017 compliance deadline, but EPA failed to act - refusing to take required actions to implement the rule.

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced a sentence of more than life in prison for convicted cop-killer Davon Lymon. Lymon was convicted last month on 8 counts, including first-degree willful and deliberate murder of Albuquerque Police Officer and Army Veteran Daniel Webster. That conviction carries a mandatory life sentence, without the possibility of parole.

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced the default judgement against an out-of-state non-profit organization that was not complying with state law. This judgement against the “For All Kids” Foundation is the first of its kind in New Mexico, and the first as part of a statewide charity compliance sweep being conducted by the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General.

Albuquerque, NM – Please see the below statement from New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, following the news of the passing of Secretary Manuel Lujan Jr.

Albuquerque, NM – Please see the below statement from New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, following the news of the passing of Matthew J. Sandoval: “I am saddened by the loss of a true judicial leader in our community,” said Attorney General Balderas. “Judge Sandoval was an honorable man and a friend. He had the heart of a public servant with almost 50 years of service. I send my heartfelt condolences to his wife Loretta and the entire Sandoval family.”

Albuquerque, NM – Please see the below statement from New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, following the FBI arrest of Larry Mitchell Hopkins, a member of the armed group of individuals reportedly detaining migrants near Sunland Park, New Mexico, for being a felon in possession of a weapon: “This is a dangerous felon who should not have weapons around children and families. Today’s arrest by the FBI indicates clearly that the rule of law should be in the hands of trained law enforcement officials, not armed vigilantes.”

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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...