Audits and Investigations

Access OIG’s comprehensive archive of audit reports and investigative highlights that have been conducted from 1996 to present. You may view the audits and investigations in PDF or text format.

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Featured Audit Report

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Our objectives were to determine whether the individual representative payee (1) used and accounted for Social Security benefits in accordance with SSA policies and procedures and (2) had effective safeguards over the receipt and disbursement of Social Security benefits.

Featured Investigation

Monday, October 15, 2018

From the U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Michigan:

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — U.S. Attorney Andrew B. Birge announced today that Kenneth L. Nickerson, 53, of Ludington, Michigan, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for threatening to assault a Social Security Administration employee. U.S District Judge Janet T. Neff imposed the sentence.