Investigations

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.

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.

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.

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.

From the Inspector General's Desk: 2012 In Review

Posted by: Inspector General Patrick P. O'Carroll, Jr.
DATE:
Friday, January 4, 2013
All of our everyday efforts, including the responses to unforeseen events, illustrate the extraordinary work of OIG employees.

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.

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