Albuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas and a coalition of 31 Attorneys General sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging the commission to maintain and strengthen its Identity Theft Rules, which were originally adopted in November 2007. The letter cites the proliferation of identity theft in many states, and the growth in technology since the rules were adopted.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics has released Victims of Identity Theft, 2016, which details the number, percentage and demographic characteristics of victims who experienced one or more incidents of identity theft during a 12-month period. It focuses on the most recent incident and describes:
Albuquerque, NM – Attorney General Hector Balderas has announced the receipt of a $50,000 federal grant aimed at fighting identity theft across New Mexico. The New Mexico Office of the Attorney General is the first Attorney General’s Office in the nation to have been awarded this grantnand joins private organizations that battle identity theft across the nation.