The Office of Investigations

The Office of Investigations (OI) OI conducts and coordinates investigative activity related to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in Social Security Administration programs and operations. This office serves as OIG's liaison to the Department of Justice on all matters relating to the investigation of SSA programs and personnel. OI also conducts joint investigations with other Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies.

Field Divisions of the Office of Investigations

The Office of Investigations is headquartered in Baltimore, MD and is divided into Field Divisions with offices in approximately 60 cities. Field Divisions are located in:

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Kansas City, MO
  • New York, NY 
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Seattle, WA

The Office of Investigations operates the highly successful Cooperative Disability Investigations (CDI) program. For more information on the CDI program, click here.  The office also operates the Social Security Fraud Hotline and Fugitive Enforcement Program.