Improve the Prevention, Detection, and Recovery of Improper Payments

Audit Highlight: Improper Payments to Deceased Beneficiaries

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Improving controls to ensure SSA takes timely and proper actions to resolve death information on the Numident for suspended beneficiaries is vital to preventing improper payments. The Numident...

First Guilty Plea in OIG Disability Fraud Investigation

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, November 22, 2013
One of the subjects of this investigation now faces up to five years in prison. 

CDI: Preventing Social Security Disability Fraud

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Disability Application
The Cooperative Disability Investigations program operates with a clear goal in mind. Learn more about this successful anti-fraud initiative.

Reporting Fraud: Details Make the Difference

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, September 14, 2012
Filing Allegation
When it comes to fraud reporting, details are critically important. The more details you can give us, the better the outcome.

OIG's Special Agents: Enforcing Federal Laws

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Monday, August 13, 2012
OIG Badge
Just like FBI or NCIS agents, our investigators have full law enforcement authority, including executing search warrants and making arrests. 

Pricey Penalties for Social Security Fraud

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Civil Monetary Penalties
People who lie to or conceal facts from SSA might keep receiving their benefits for a while. But if we find out, we can make them pay back not only the amount they stole, but a lot more.

Explaining the Fraud-Reporting Process

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, June 28, 2012
What does the OIG do with your fraud reports and allegations? This post will answer your questions.
TAGS: FAQs