An OIG-recommended Social Security initiative identifies deceased Social Security beneficiaries, stops their benefits, and refers possible fraud for investigation.
The recent budget legislation includes several provisions the OIG recommended to combat Social Security fraud.
CPNs are marketed as "replacement Social Security numbers," but you should know they're not legitimate and not recognized by the government.
We’re persistent in our promotion of the Social Security Fraud Hotline—we never know when someone might have a credible tip to report.
A new Medicare card is coming, one that will no longer display a cardholder’s Social Security number.
As you gather your W-2 forms and apply for the appropriate credits, it’s become equally important to protect yourself from the emerging threat of tax identity theft.
Someone recently went “phishing” for personal information, but an observant citizen didn’t take the bait and reported the new email scheme.
Fraud perpetrated against seniors in the United States is on the rise, and victims are often unsure of where to find help.
OIG Special Agent Bradley Martin talks about the opportunities he’ll have and challenges he’ll face as he directs this new anti-fraud unit.
Look out for misleading Internet Social Security-related advertisements and communications, including those on social media and mobile apps.