Have you been cheated out of your hard-earned dollars? Learn how to protect yourself from some common consumer scams, including credit repair and debt relief scams, tax scams, pyramid schemes, and many more. At the New Mexico Department of Justice, we collect and use scam reports to help alert others, and we encourage you to report your scam.
Equifax Data Breach
Social Security Administration Scam
The NMDOJ continues to receive complaints about the Social Security Administration scam. Callers are informing consumers that there is a problem or suspicious activity with their social security number and the the account/number has been suspended. This is a scam, and consumers should ignore and report.
You may report suspicious activity or communications claiming to be from the Social Security Administration to the Social Security Fraud Hotline.
Banking scams involve attempts to access your bank account. Some popular banking scams include Overpayment scams, Unsolicited check fraud, Automatic withdrawals, and Phishing.
Here at the New Mexico Department of Justice, we want to help make sure that you do not fall victim to an investment scam.
IRS Imposter Scams
Signs of Common Scams
The video will walk you through the following five investment scam tactics and what to look for:
The video below also provides information in Spanish, (English version coming soon!), on what you can do to avoid these scams and what to do if you have been a victim of a scam.
Aquí en la Oficina del Fiscal General queremos ayudar a que no sea víctima de una estafa de inversión. El video lo guiará a través de las siguientes cinco tácticas de estafa de inversión y qué buscar:
El video cubrirá información sobre que puede hacer para evitar estas estafas y qué hacer si has sido víctima de una estafa.
In addition, you can submit complaints to the following: