While the vast majority of SSA's representative payees properly manage beneficiary funds, the threat of payee misuse remains.
While most people are working to file their returns, others cheat unknowing victims and the IRS through tax fraud schemes.
We have received reports that citizens are receiving questionable calls from people alleging to have a connection with Social Security.
Some cases of Social Security number misuse and assumed identities can read like crime-fiction stories.
The agency responded to citizens' concerns that the additional security measure might restrict access to some beneficiaries.
A judge sentenced the man to at least 2.5 years in prison for his involvement in a New York City-based disability fraud scheme.
The Senate recently passed a bipartisan resolution that designates July 30, 2016 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
ABC’s “Nightline” recently reported on the OIG’s efforts to detect and reduce disability fraud.
Several new CDI units established in recent months are up and running, yielding positive results for SSA.
It’s critical to remain vigilant with your personal information and guard against identity theft.