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Roswell escrow manager set to plead guilty

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Alexander M.M. Uballez, United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico announced today that Christopher Adam Jensen-Tanner is set to plead guilty to wire fraud and engaging in monetary transaction in property derived from specified unlawful activity on April 26, 2023 at 2:30 pm. Christopher Adam Jensen-Tanner, 44, of Roswell, is not in custody.

Jensen-Tanner used his position and access as owner and president of Roswell Escrow Services, Inc. (RES) to fraudulently redirect customer funds for his personal benefit. 

If you were a client of Jensen-Tanner and/or RES and believe you are a victim, please contact the FBI tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324) or login at to notify the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 

If you are a victim or potential victim and would like to attend the plea hearing on April 26, 2023 at 2:30 pm, please contact Victim Specialist Jacquie Gutierrez at (575) 522-2304 before the date of the hearing for more information.

The Roswell Division of the FBI and IRS Criminal Investigation investigated this case with assistance from the Securities and Financial Institutions Divisions of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department. Assistant United States Attorneys Ryan Ellison and Richard Williams are prosecuting the case.

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Updated April 24, 2023

Financial Fraud
Press Release Number: 23-84