Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Jury Clears Homebuilder of Fraud.

Byline: Jeremy Pawloski Journal Staff Writer

Suit Filed Over Polluted Water

An Albuquerque jury Thursday cleared a West Side homebuilder of fraud allegations but found him liable in numerous counts of unfair trade practices, his attorney said Friday.

The jury did not award monetary damages, attorney John Baugh said Friday.

A civil suit, filed by 17 residents and former residents of the Cactus Pointe subdivision, accused Richard Fuller of Richard Fuller Homes Inc. of not telling buyers that some of his properties were near or over a plume of contaminated ground water.

They alleged Fuller knew about the contamination, but chose not to tell buyers about it. …

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