Audits and Investigations

Access OIG’s comprehensive archive of audit reports and investigative highlights that have been conducted from 1996 to present. You may view the audits and investigations in PDF or text format.

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Featured Audit Report

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

In this report, our objective was to determine the effectiveness of the Social Security Administration’s procedures for recovering payments improperly deposited into Title II beneficiaries’ bank accounts after their deaths. Specifically, we focused on payments SSA issued between the date of death and the date payments were suspended or terminated.

Featured Investigation

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

From the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut:

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that WILLIAM E. CHASE, 69, of Milford, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to six months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for stealing his deceased mother’s Social Security benefits for more than 25 years.