SSA’s programs are vast and complex, so in the OIG, we have a lot of areas to review—but how do we come up with specific audits?
Has Social Security ever told you (or a family member) that your benefit payment amount was too high, you were overpaid, and you owe money to the Agency?
We take data protection and privacy rights seriously, so everything you submit through our website is fully encrypted.
Our investigators pursue many cases of individuals who may exaggerate a disability, or conceal their various work activities from Social Security—or both.
Fraud perpetrated against seniors in the United States is on the rise, and victims are often unsure of where to find help.
Look out for misleading Internet Social Security-related advertisements and communications, including those on social media and mobile apps.
As one of our summer interns neared the end of her internship, we asked her to talk about her experience with the OIG.
There are a few important steps you or your family members can take to protect your Social Security benefits and your personal information.
One of our highest priorities is to make sure that representative payees are complying with laws and regulations, and not misusing the benefits SSA trusts them to manage.
When it comes to fraud reporting, details are critically important. The more details you can give us, the better the outcome.