Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced his crackdown on abusive debt collectors. The announcement is part of a nationwide law enforcement and outreach initiative to protect consumers from phantom debt collection and abusive and threatening debt collection practices.
Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), the U.S. House Assistant Speaker, issued the following statement regarding the House’s passage of the Strengthening America’s Strategic National Stockpile Act.
Attorney General Hector Balderas today issued an advisory warning to New Mexicans about serial lawsuit scams that target people with disabilities and harm those communities and our justice system, and to encourage individuals with disabilities and the disability rights community to be vigilant against these scams.
U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján, D-NM, is concerned that Native American communities could be the target of scams and that scam artists could reach out to tribal members to defraud them.