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, December 17, 2014

According to SSA policy, an underpayment is any monthly benefit amount due a beneficiary that SSA has not paid. Underpayments include accrued monthly benefits SSA has not paid and uncashed checks representing correct payments to deceased beneficiaries.

Featured Investigation

Friday, December 19, 2014

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Burlington County, New Jersey, man today admitted converting to his own use Retirement Savings benefits and Veterans Affairs Dependency and Indemnity Compensation payments that were wrongfully paid to his deceased mother, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Irvin Cooper, 65, of Delran, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman in Camden federal court to an information charging him with one count of theft of government funds.