Avoiding Fraud

A Busy Spring for the Inspector General's Office

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Spring in Washington, D.C.
It's been almost two months since we last posted, so we wanted to update you on what's been happening around the Social Security OIG.

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.

Inspector General Testifies on Direct Deposit of Social Security Benefits

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Social Security Benefits
It is up to each Social Security beneficiary to help prevent identity theft and benefit fraud by closely guarding personally identifiable information.

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.

Identity Theft--What Do I Do Now?

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Thursday, June 21, 2012
We field questions every single day from the public about identity theft. Here are some common questions and helpful links.

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