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Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that Sharoski Jackson, the man convicted of trafficking a child in 2013, will remain behind bars. The Supreme Court of New Mexico today denied Jackson’s petition for review. Previously, the New Mexico Court of Appeals upheld Jackson’s conviction for human trafficking and other crimes.

Albuquerque, NM – Please see the below statement from New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas: “I am saddened to hear of the passing of Representative Larry Larrañaga. In a time of partisanship across the nation and our state, Representative Larrañaga was always willing to work with lawmakers on both sides the aisle for the greater good of New Mexicans.

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that he, along with the other 49 states and the District of Columbia, has reached an agreement with California-based ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) to address the company’s one-year delay in reporting a data breach to its affected drivers.

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced a sentence in excess of life imprisonment for Ameer Muhammad, the man convicted of the Albuquerque murder of Aaron Sieben in 2017.

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.

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:

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

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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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