Follow-up: Individuals Receiving Benefits Under Multiple Social Security Numbers at Different Addresses

Friday, January 13, 2012
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Based on our review, SSA assessed approximately $2.9 million in overpayments to 46 beneficiaries who inappropriately received benefits under multiple SSNs at different addresses. Of these 46 cases, 40 involved possible fraud, and six involved administrative errors. In addition, the Agency avoided paying $354,070 by discontinuing these incorrect payments.