Disability Process

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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

Is Social Security Disability the "New Welfare"?

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Line at Job Fair
OIG auditors recently examined the relationship between state unemployment rates and SSA’s disability programs.

Inspector General Touts CDI Program's Anti-Fraud Efforts to Congress

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, March 21, 2013
CDI teams in 21 states have close working relationships with the State Disability Determination Services that process SSA disability applications and refer suspicious cases.

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.