Some cases of Social Security number misuse and assumed identities can read like crime-fiction stories.
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.
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.
Several recent judicial actions served as reminders of our commitment to pursue Social Security disability fraud “facilitators."
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.
We’re persistent in our promotion of the Social Security Fraud Hotline—we never know when someone might have a credible tip to report.
An OIG investigator contributed to search efforts by fielding calls to New York State Police's main tip line from the public and law enforcement.