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.
It's a strange, yet surprisingly common way people steal Social Security benefits.
One of the subjects of this investigation now faces up to five years in prison.
We're stepping up our efforts to combat "third-party facilitator" fraud.
A recent Cooperative Disability Investigations case example emphasizes the program's value.
CDI teams in 21 states have close working relationships with the State Disability Determination Services that process SSA disability applications and refer suspicious cases.
All of our everyday efforts, including the responses to unforeseen events, illustrate the extraordinary work of OIG employees.
OIG employees recently received three CIGIE Awards for Excellence. These awards were given for identifying and achieving savings for Social Security programs—and ultimately, for taxpayers.