Litigation

Judge: New Mexico Fraud Law Can’t Apply Retroactively

SANTA FE, N.M. – (AP) A judge has tossed out a whistleblower lawsuit seeking to recover hundreds of millions of dollars for the state because of alleged fraud and a "pay-to-play" scheme involving public investments. In a decision issued Wednesday, District Judge Stephen Pfeffer invalidated portions of a law that allows citizens. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.