The OIG investigates many cases in which people withhold facts from SSA to fraudulently collect Social Security benefits.
The agency responded to citizens' concerns that the additional security measure might restrict access to some beneficiaries.
SSA continues to support the expansion of Electronic Death Registration across the country to improve death record accuracy.
It’s critical to remain vigilant with your personal information and guard against identity theft.
Can you live outside the United States and receive Social Security benefits? It’s a commonly asked question, and it’s an issue we addressed in a recent audit report.
SSA’s programs are vast and complex, so in the OIG, we have a lot of areas to review—but how do we come up with specific audits?
Has Social Security ever told you (or a family member) that your benefit payment amount was too high, you were overpaid, and you owe money to the Agency?
We take data protection and privacy rights seriously, so everything you submit through our website is fully encrypted.
Our investigators pursue many cases of individuals who may exaggerate a disability, or conceal their various work activities from Social Security—or both.
Fraud perpetrated against seniors in the United States is on the rise, and victims are often unsure of where to find help.