Beyond the Numbers

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. 

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.

Protect Yourself from Electronic Social Security Fraud

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Direct Deposit
There are a few important steps you or your family members can take to protect your Social Security benefits and your personal information.

OIG Employees Recognized for Outstanding Efforts

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Monday, June 3, 2013
We’re proud to share that some of our colleagues were recently recognized for their outstanding efforts related to OIG missions.  

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