ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – Christopher Adam Jensen-Tanner, 43, was arraigned in federal court Tuesday for 34 counts of wire fraud and four counts of illegal transactions. Jensen-Tanner is accused of using his position as owner and president of Roswell Escrow Services, Inc. to redirect customer funds for his personal benefit. The company served as a qualified intermediary and servicer for real estate contracts.


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Jensen-Tanner is accused of making several personal purchases and paying for personal expenses through the company’s accounts. Prosecutors say he stole more than $2 million from January 2017 through October 2019.

The FBI is still looking for other potential victims in the case. Anyone who believe they were a victim of fraud is asked to contact the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI or go online to tips.fbi.gov. Jensen-Tanner faces up to 20 years in prison for each count of wire fraud and 10 years each count of illegal transactions.