Beyond the Numbers

OIG's Special Agents: Enforcing Federal Laws

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Monday, August 13, 2012
OIG Badge
Just like FBI or NCIS agents, our investigators have full law enforcement authority, including executing search warrants and making arrests. 

Pricey Penalties for Social Security Fraud

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Civil Monetary Penalties
People who lie to or conceal facts from SSA might keep receiving their benefits for a while. But if we find out, we can make them pay back not only the amount they stole, but a lot more.

Connecting with Capitol Hill: Our Relationship with Congress

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, July 27, 2012
Capitol Hill
Communication between an Inspector General’s office and the U.S. Congress is more open and ongoing than you might think. 

Congress Concerned with Death-Data Accuracy

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Computer Data
Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn reacts to an OIG report on the integrity of SSA's death records. 

Violence Near Massachusetts Social Security Office

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Caution Tape
Massachusetts incident highlights OIG concern for federal employee workplace safety.

Audit Highlight: The Role of National Hearing Centers

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Audit Report
Starting with this post, we're going to blog occasionally about an Office of Audit report that gets a lot of interest online.

Explaining the Fraud-Reporting Process

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, June 28, 2012
What does the OIG do with your fraud reports and allegations? This post will answer your questions.
TAGS: FAQs

Identity Theft--What Do I Do Now?

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, June 21, 2012
We field questions every single day from the public about identity theft. Here are some common questions and helpful links.

The Office of the Inspector General: Now on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, June 15, 2012
Like us. Follow us. Watch us.

Our Semiannual Report to Congress--Communicating Our Work

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
We report our work to Congress and the public twice a year. Find out why we do it, and what's included in the publication. 

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