CPNs are marketed as "replacement Social Security numbers," but you should know they're not legitimate and not recognized by the government.
We’re persistent in our promotion of the Social Security Fraud Hotline—we never know when someone might have a credible tip to report.
A new Medicare card is coming, one that will no longer display a cardholder’s Social Security number.
As you gather your W-2 forms and apply for the appropriate credits, it’s become equally important to protect yourself from the emerging threat of tax identity theft.
Someone recently went “phishing” for personal information, but an observant citizen didn’t take the bait and reported the new email scheme.
Fraud perpetrated against seniors in the United States is on the rise, and victims are often unsure of where to find help.
OIG Special Agent Bradley Martin talks about the opportunities he’ll have and challenges he’ll face as he directs this new anti-fraud unit.
Look out for misleading Internet Social Security-related advertisements and communications, including those on social media and mobile apps.
Are you ready for tax season? If you haven’t heard about tax identity theft, you may not be.
There are a few important steps you or your family members can take to protect your Social Security benefits and your personal information.