AG Balderas Charges Albuquerque Nurse Practitioner Alleged To Have Caused The Death Of Three Patients By Overprescribing Opioids

AG Balderas Charges Albuquerque Nurse Practitioner Alleged To Have Caused The Death Of Three Patients By Overprescribing Opioids

Albuquerque, N.M. – Attorney General Hector Balderas has filed charges against Andrei V. Marchenko on nine felony charges including Medicaid Fraud Resulting in Death, Involuntary Manslaughter, Medicaid Fraud Resulting in Physical Harm and Medicaid Fraud in Excess of $2,500. The Defendant allegedly defrauded the State’s Medicaid program and overprescribed opioids to his patients, which ultimately led to three deaths and two overdoses.

AG Balderas Files Motion to Block President Trump from Illegally Stealing Law Enforcement Funding for Construction of a Border Wall

AG Balderas Files Motion to Block President Trump from Illegally Stealing Law Enforcement Funding for Construction of a Border Wall

Albuquerque, NM – On Friday, Attorney General Hector Balderas led a coalition of 20 states, in filing a motion to block the Trump Administration’s attempt to unlawfully divert $1.6 billion in federal funds to build a border wall. 

AG Balderas announces successful detention of foster parent who attempted to solicit sex from minor

AG Balderas announces successful detention of foster parent who attempted to solicit sex from minor

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced the successful preventative detention of Joshua Saavedra. Saavedra attempted to solicit sex with a minor, and was arrested by NMAGO Special Agents after an undercover chat operation, in which an agent posed as a mother offering her fictional child for sex. Saavedra met at a predetermined location, where he was apprehended and taken into custody.

 

NMAGO Special Agents arrest Albuquerque foster parent in undercover sting

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NMAGO Special Agents arrest Albuquerque foster parent in undercover sting

Albuquerque, NM – On Thursday, special agents with the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General arrested Joshua Saavedra for attempting to solicit sex with a minor. Special agents conducted an undercover chat operation, in which an agent posed as a mother offering her fictional child for sex. Saavedra met at a predetermined location, where he was apprehended and taken into custody.

Friday: Attorney General To Hold OMA And IPRA Training In Española

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Friday: Attorney General To Hold OMA And IPRA Training In Española

Española, NM – The Office of the Attorney General routinely travels throughout New Mexico offering free training sessions on Sunshine Laws designed to help government agencies, municipalities, the public and the media to better understand the requirements of the state’s Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA) and Open Meetings Act (OMA). The training sessions are held regularly around the state and this month’s location is Española.