Santa Fe, NM – This morning, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that a district court judge ruled New Mexicans should receive upwards of $32 million from FastBucks for their unfair and unconscionable business practices. First Judicial District Judge Francis J. Mathew ruled that FastBucks should pay the sum of $32,255,054.00 in restitution to the consumer borrowers who were taken advantage of by FastBucks' business practices. The suit was brought by the Office of the Attorney General for violations of New Mexico law. This judgment is the conclusion of the damages phase of the litigation. The initial decision deciding FastBucks had, in fact, violated New Mexico law was entered in 2012.