September, 2014

OIG Employees Recognized for Cost-Saving Efforts

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, December 13, 2012
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.

Audit Highlight: Disabled Individuals with Mental Impairments in Need of a Representative Payee

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Signing Check
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.

OIG Supports Areas Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
We consider crisis response one of our most important responsibilities, and we will continue to do our part to support the people in communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. 

CDI: Preventing Social Security Disability Fraud

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Disability Application
The Cooperative Disability Investigations program operates with a clear goal in mind. Learn more about this successful anti-fraud initiative.

The New OIG Website: Year One a Success, Thanks to You

Posted by: Inspector General Patrick P. O'Carroll, Jr.
DATE:
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Hands Clapping
We’re proud to have hit the one-year mark since the launch of the new OIG site, and we’re happy to be able to say:  We hear you, and we thank you.

Inspector General Testifies on Direct Deposit of Social Security Benefits

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Social Security Benefits
It is up to each Social Security beneficiary to help prevent identity theft and benefit fraud by closely guarding personally identifiable information.

Reporting Fraud: Details Make the Difference

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, September 14, 2012
Filing Allegation
When it comes to fraud reporting, details are critically important. The more details you can give us, the better the outcome.

Some Additional Thoughts on How (and Why) We Do What We Do

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, August 31, 2012
SSA OIG
We continue to work hard to protect the Social Security Administration’s programs and its employees.

Social Security's OIG Responds to Concerns over Ammunition Procurement

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, August 16, 2012
SSA OIG
We address recent media reports regarding the organization’s purchase of ammunition for our special agents’ duty weapons.

OIG's Special Agents: Enforcing Federal Laws

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Monday, August 13, 2012
OIG Badge
Just like FBI or NCIS agents, our investigators have full law enforcement authority, including executing search warrants and making arrests. 

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