OIGs are warning the public about government imposter scams and pursuing perpetrators of these theft schemes.
Social Security Numbers
While most people are working to file their returns, others cheat unknowing victims and the IRS through tax fraud schemes.
We have received reports that citizens are receiving questionable calls from people alleging to have a connection with Social Security.
Some cases of Social Security number misuse and assumed identities can read like crime-fiction stories.
The proposed legislation follows an OIG report that examined how often SSA uses full SSNs on letters mailed to beneficiaries and the public.
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.
CPNs are marketed as "replacement Social Security numbers," but you should know they're not legitimate and not recognized by the government.
We take data protection and privacy rights seriously, so everything you submit through our website is fully encrypted.
A new Medicare card is coming, one that will no longer display a cardholder’s Social Security number.