November, 2014

OIG Investigation Leads to Shocking Discovery

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Monday, November 10, 2014
Storage Unit
A special agent's investigative instincts and actions helped solve a missing-person cold case and a Social Security fraud investigation.

OIG Auditors Recognized for Effective Reviews of SSA’s Death Data

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Applause
When our audit work reveals critical issues, spurs corrective actions, and is commended by our peers, we know we’re doing our job.

Explaining Our Law Enforcement Authority, Again

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, October 9, 2014
We hold in the highest regard our mission to protect our agents, Social Security employees, and the general public from those who would do them harm.

NYC Scheme Ringleaders Plead Guilty as OIG Issues Disability Fraud Report

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Two former NYPD officers recently pled guilty to their leading roles in a multi-million-dollar Social Security disability fraud scheme.

Team Leader of New Detroit CDI Unit Ready for Challenge

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, August 15, 2014
Social Security Benefits
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.

Digital Forensics a Key to Unlocking Social Security Fraud Cases

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, July 18, 2014
Digital Forensics
A group of computer forensic specialists plays an integral role in many of our Social Security fraud cases.

“Nightline” Coffee Shop Owner Sentenced to Prison for Disability Fraud

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Monday, June 30, 2014
ABC Nightline
"Criminal Coffee" owner to serve 15 months in prison for attempting to defraud SSA of disability payments.

Targeting Misleading Communications in Social Media and Mobile Apps

Posted by: Andrew Cannarsa, Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Social Media
Look out for misleading Internet Social Security-related advertisements and communications, including those on social media and mobile apps.

Sex Offender Allegedly Lives Under Fake Identity for 34 Years as Fugitive from Justice

Posted by: Andrew Cannarsa, Office of External Relations
DATE:
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Ryan Flanagan
He became someone else—with a new name, date of birth, and Social Security number—to escape a troubled past.

Inspector General: CDRs and CDI Effective Disability Integrity Tools

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Inspector General and U.S. Rep Lankford
The Inspector General recently testified before Congress on ways to improve SSA's disability review process.

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