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Attorney General Gary King Warns Against Flood Victim Relief Scams

Attorney General Gary King is warning New Mexicans to be wary of scams that falsely solicit funds to help victims of recent flooding here in our state and in neighboring Colorado. It is fairly common after natural disasters that scam artists begin tugging at heartstrings to entice unsuspecting people to give money to “victims.” Unfortunately, […]

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Attorney General Gary King Issues Warnings on Two Scams

  Mortgage Payment Scam  Attorney General Gary King is warning New Mexico homeowners that an operation out of California is using official-looking documents to convince homeowners to send payments to these firms instead of to their home loan lender or servicer.  Mailings may state “Notice of HUD Relief.”   Contacts are by phone or mail […]

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Attorney General Gary King Warns Against Potential Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Assistance Scams

New Mexico Attorney General Gary King is warning New Mexicans about possible scams by individuals and groups soliciting funds to assist Boston Marathon bombing victims. AG King says phony charities or other organizations could be seeking monetary donations for the victims of this week’s tragedy in Boston. Anyone who is solicited should make extra efforts […]

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Attorney General Gary King: Protect Our Groundwater

Groundwater is one of our state’s most precious resources.  Ninety percent of New Mexicans rely on groundwater for drinking water.  Businesses, small and large, need clean groundwater, as do agriculture and ranching. For the last 35 years, through Democratic and Republican administrations, New Mexico state government has tried to make sure that our groundwater meets […]

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Attorney General Gary King: Feds Should Act on Immigration Reform

Attorney General Gary King is asking leaders of Congress to support  federal immigration reform that improves the process, keeps communities safe, and protects our borders. “Today, I join 35 state and territorial attorneys general who have sent a letter to congressional leaders, U.S Secretary of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Attorney General urging them get […]

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Attorney General Gary King: High Court Should Reject Texas Request to Sue New Mexico

Attorney General Gary King, in a brief filed this week opposing Texas’ motion for Leave to File a Complaint against New Mexico, the AG says that Texas has no grounds to bring suit in the U.S. Supreme Court and that the issues it raises are currently being litigated in ongoing federal and state court cases. […]

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Attorney General King Announces Consumer Safety Settlement with Toyota

Attorney General Gary King has announced that New Mexico will share in a $29 million consumer protection settlement with Toyota over allegations the auto maker concealed safety issues related to unintended vehicle acceleration. “This multistate settlement helps ensure the future safety of all New Mexico motorists because Toyota has agreed to ramp up its recall […]

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Attorney General Gary King Outlines Priorities for 2013

New Mexico Attorney General Gary King is pressing for a change in the state’s sex offender registration law to keep New Mexico from becoming a safe haven for other states’ sex offenders. As part of a list of legislative priorities to push for in the 2013 Session, the Attorney General is working to have legislators […]

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Attorney General King: Texas Water Lawsuit is Tantamount to Extortion

In a statement issued yesterday, Attorney General Gary King said Texas is trying to rustle New Mexico’s water and is using a lawsuit to extort an agreement that would only benefit Texas while destroying water resources for hundreds of thousands of New Mexicans. Texas wants the U.S. Supreme Court to force New Mexico to abide […]

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Attorney General Gary King Reports a Productive Year for New Mexico

Attorney General Gary King, in his annual report to the New Mexico Legislature on Monday, declared a very productive year for his office in 2011. The report, quoted from here, was delivered to Legislators at the end of the last session. It details some of the major activities from each of the agency’s divisions. The […]

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