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

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Our objective was to determine the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) progress in identifying and imposing the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO) for dually entitled beneficiaries and evaluate the sufficiency of its planned systems controls to prevent and detect WEP and GPO overpayments to these beneficiaries.

Featured Investigation

Thursday, August 16, 2018

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

BOSTON – 12 Dominican nationals were indicted today in federal court in Boston with various charges of aggravated identity theft and false representation of a Social Security number. All 12 defendants were previously charged by criminal complaints on July 26, 2018, in a federal document and benefit fraud sweep and are currently in custody.