New Mexico

New Mexico: Embezzlement suspect in guardians case pleads guilty

June 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

The judges of the State of New Mexico Judicial Districts appoint every single one of these corporations that are now being shown to have been run by corrupt individuals – for years – gaining their filthy lucre only because the Court re-appoints them, without question, time after time.   But you can’t complain to the group who’s committing the crime — the Judges, in continuing to appoint corrupt corporations without any supervision whatsoever, and accepting no [- more...]

New Mexico video: AG raises embezzlement allegations against firm

March 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on Feb 1, 2019. It provides a description of how this embezzlement of New Mexico’s poorest was discovered. People familiar with New Mexico’s guardianship player’s may recognize some familiar names. Chris Ramirez February 01, 2019 06:26 PM ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— The attorney general is accusing the CEO of Guardian Angels Representative Payees of stealing more than $50,000 from her clients. There are 247 alleged victims in the case, [- more...]

New Mexico: State AG indicts CEO of Guardian Angels Representative Payee Services

March 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

March 12, 2019 Albuquerque, NM By Elise Kaplan / Journal Staff Writer The CEO of Guardian Angels Representative Payee Services, a private company that managed the finances for special needs or infirm people, has been indicted on charges of embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from clients. … Many of the clients [CEO Pamela] Crumpler is accused of siphoning money from came to her from the now-defunct Ayudando Guardians. According to the indictment filed in 2nd Judicial District Court on [- more...]

From a New Mexico Concerned Senior Citizen

December 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

THE 6 MILLION DOLLAR GUARDIANSHIP HEIST In review of the guardianship law, we find that the guardianship law was enacted for the protection of the protected person and the protected person’s assets. The Uniform Probate Code states, that the adult guardianship law is to protect the incapacitated person and to protect the incapacitated person’s assets. Using the guardianship law for any purpose other than protection, would be an unlawful and wrongful use of the guardianship law. What we are [- more...]

New Mexico: Victims of Desert State still waiting for restitution, more than one year after Donisthorpe’s guilty plea

August 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Colleen Heild / Journal Investigative Reporter Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 11:30pm A woman known in court records as “J.W.” died destitute this year. But she had once been a co-beneficiary of a $600,000 trust at the now-defunct and disgraced Desert State Life Management company of Albuquerque. Her money, along with savings and trust accounts of more than 70 other vulnerable people who were clients of Desert State, were part of the estimated $4.8 million embezzled by company CEO Paul [- more...]

New Mexico: New legislation gives regulators more power – but will they exercise it?

August 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

New Mexico financial regulators learned their lesson the hard way after discovering in early 2017 that millions of dollars had been embezzled from clients at the small nonprofit Desert State Life Management. The state Financial Institutions Division of the state’s Regulation and Licensing Department headed to the Roundhouse in Santa Fe this year to seek new laws to help prevent another such criminal scheme, which went undetected for years. “Unfortunately, it was a reactive response. But [- more...]
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