Buying or Selling Counterfeit or Legitimate Social Security Cards
Buying and selling counterfeit or legitimate Social Security cards is a crime.
If you suspect someone has committed these crimes, contact the OIG Fraud Hotline.
Please be prepared to provide as much of the following information as possible:
- Who is buying/selling the cards? Include as much identifying information as possible; for example name, address, phone numbers, date of birth, Social Security number (both actual and one used illegitimately).
- Where are the cards being sold?
- How would someone contact the individual to purchase a counterfeit card?
- How much do the cards cost? How is payment made?