Two former NYPD officers recently pled guilty to their leading roles in a multi-million-dollar Social Security disability fraud scheme.
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.
"Criminal Coffee" owner to serve 15 months in prison for attempting to defraud SSA of disability payments.
The Inspector General recently testified before Congress on ways to improve SSA's disability review process.
Four who pled guilty to involvement in scheme ordered probation and repayment to SSA.
This investigation remains open and active as we seek additional beneficiaries who took part in the scheme.
We're stepping up our efforts to combat "third-party facilitator" fraud.
A recent Cooperative Disability Investigations case example emphasizes the program's value.
OIG auditors recently examined the relationship between state unemployment rates and SSA’s disability programs.
CDI teams in 21 states have close working relationships with the State Disability Determination Services that process SSA disability applications and refer suspicious cases.