Some cases of Social Security number misuse and assumed identities can read like crime-fiction stories.
The agency responded to citizens' concerns that the additional security measure might restrict access to some beneficiaries.
A judge sentenced the man to at least 2.5 years in prison for his involvement in a New York City-based disability fraud scheme.
The Senate recently passed a bipartisan resolution that designates July 30, 2016 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
ABC’s “Nightline” recently reported on the OIG’s efforts to detect and reduce disability fraud.
Several new CDI units established in recent months are up and running, yielding positive results for SSA.
It’s critical to remain vigilant with your personal information and guard against identity theft.
An OIG-recommended Social Security initiative identifies deceased Social Security beneficiaries, stops their benefits, and refers possible fraud for investigation.
The recent budget legislation includes several provisions the OIG recommended to combat Social Security fraud.
CPNs are marketed as "replacement Social Security numbers," but you should know they're not legitimate and not recognized by the government.