Disability Process

New CDI Units Launch, See Early Returns

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Monday, February 29, 2016
CDI St. Paul
Several new CDI units established in recent months are up and running, yielding positive results for SSA.

OIG Keeps Focus on Social Security Fraud “Facilitators”

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Friday, January 29, 2016
Sentences
Several recent judicial actions served as reminders of our commitment to pursue Social Security disability fraud “facilitators."

Fraud Hotline Tip Helps End Disability Scheme

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Fraud
We’re persistent in our promotion of the Social Security Fraud Hotline—we never know when someone might have a credible tip to report.

“20/20” and Disability Fraud: Seeing is Believing

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
20/20 Interview
Our investigators pursue many cases of individuals who may exaggerate a disability, or conceal their various work activities from Social Security—or both.

NYC Scheme Ringleaders Plead Guilty as OIG Issues Disability Fraud Report

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Two former NYPD officers recently pled guilty to their leading roles in a multi-million-dollar Social Security disability fraud scheme.

Team Leader of New Detroit CDI Unit Ready for Challenge

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, August 15, 2014
Social Security Benefits
OIG Special Agent Bradley Martin talks about the opportunities he’ll have and challenges he’ll face as he directs this new anti-fraud unit.

“Nightline” Coffee Shop Owner Sentenced to Prison for Disability Fraud

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Monday, June 30, 2014
ABC Nightline
"Criminal Coffee" owner to serve 15 months in prison for attempting to defraud SSA of disability payments.

Inspector General: CDRs and CDI Effective Disability Integrity Tools

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Inspector General and U.S. Rep Lankford
The Inspector General recently testified before Congress on ways to improve SSA's disability review process.

First Sentences Handed Down in Puerto Rico Disability Fraud Scheme

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Puerto Rico Arrests
Four who pled guilty to involvement in scheme ordered probation and repayment to SSA.

OIG Continues Probe of New York Disability Fraud Scheme

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, March 14, 2014
28 Additional Arrests Made in New York Disability Fraud Scheme
This investigation remains open and active as we seek additional beneficiaries who took part in the scheme.

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