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APS defense bills over $680K in whistleblower case

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May 6, 2017 Albuquerque Journal  Albuquerque Public Schools’ defense bills in the case against former APS CFO Don Moya continue to accrue over $680,000, meanwhile Moya’s attorney, Kate Ferlic, has discovered important evidence has been destroyed. “I think that APS is cutting off its nose to spite its face,” said Ferlic. “They have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in…

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Former Corrections worker files whistleblower suit

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April 3, 2015 Santa Fe New Mexican Catherine Johnson, a former New Mexico Department of Corrections employee, filed a lawsuit under the Whistleblower Protection Act,  claiming she was fired in retaliation to asking why former Director of Recidivism Reduction David Huertas,  hired the for profit educational firm, Pearson VUE. Read more via Santa Fe New Mexican

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Santa Fe mayor still backing police chief in the Jason Wagner case

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February 24, 2015 Albuquerque Journal Santa Fe Police Chief Eric Garcia continues to have the support of Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales in the wake of criminal fraud charges filed against Lt. Jason Wagner, a high-ranking officer who Garcia brought back to the department despite allegations of possible time card fraud raised by Garcia’s predecessor as chief. Wagner’s Santa Fe…

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Jason Wagner accused of fraud to remain on payroll

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February 24, 2015 Santa Fe New Mexican Santa Fe police lieutenant Jason Wagner will remain on “alternate duty status” after the DA filed four felony counts of fraud. Lt. Wagner’s attorney, John Day, said, “He’s a good cop and people who jumped to conclusions about this are going to be wrong,” he said. “The fact that this witch hunt is…

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DA charges Jason Wagner Santa Fe officer with fraud

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February 21, 2015 Santa Fe New Mexican The DA charged Jason Wagner Santa Fe police officer with four counts of attempted felony fraud.  Wagner’s attorney John Day stated Lt. Wagner was a victim of “old-school city politics” and he looked forward to clearing the Santa Fe officer’s name in court.  Lt. Jason Wagner’s arraignment is set for March 9. Read…

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