November, 2014

First Sentences Handed Down in Puerto Rico Disability Fraud Scheme

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Puerto Rico Arrests
Four who pled guilty to involvement in scheme ordered probation and repayment to SSA.

OIG Continues Probe of New York Disability Fraud Scheme

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, March 14, 2014
28 Additional Arrests Made in New York Disability Fraud Scheme
This investigation remains open and active as we seek additional beneficiaries who took part in the scheme.

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Are you ready for tax season? If you haven’t heard about tax identity theft, you may not be. 

Deceased Payee Fraud: Strange but True

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, January 2, 2014
It's a strange, yet surprisingly common way people steal Social Security benefits.

OIG Employees Recognized for Their Outstanding Contributions

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Some of our colleagues were recently recognized for their outstanding efforts to improve Social Security programs and protect citizens from fraud.

First Guilty Plea in OIG Disability Fraud Investigation

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, November 22, 2013
One of the subjects of this investigation now faces up to five years in prison. 

OIG Targets Large-Scale Disability Fraud Schemes

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
We're stepping up our efforts to combat "third-party facilitator" fraud.

From the Desk of the Assistant IG for External Relations

Posted by: Jonathan Lasher
DATE:
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Social Security
A recent Cooperative Disability Investigations case example emphasizes the program's value.

An Internship with the Inspector General's Office

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Marissa Piegols
As one of our summer interns neared the end of her internship, we asked her to talk about her experience with the OIG.

Inspector General's Office Launches Mobile Website

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, July 25, 2013
iPhone and iPad
If you're on a mobile device, you'll see a site that’s much easier to navigate. 

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