Investigations

Deceased Payee Fraud: Strange but True

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, January 2, 2014
It's a strange, yet surprisingly common way people steal Social Security benefits.

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. 

OIG Targets Large-Scale Disability Fraud Schemes

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
We're stepping up our efforts to combat "third-party facilitator" fraud.

From the Desk of the Assistant IG for External Relations

Posted by: Jonathan Lasher
DATE:
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Social Security
A recent Cooperative Disability Investigations case example emphasizes the program's value.

Inspector General Touts CDI Program's Anti-Fraud Efforts to Congress

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, March 21, 2013
CDI teams in 21 states have close working relationships with the State Disability Determination Services that process SSA disability applications and refer suspicious cases.

From the Inspector General's Desk: 2012 In Review

Posted by: Inspector General Patrick P. O'Carroll, Jr.
DATE:
Friday, January 4, 2013
All of our everyday efforts, including the responses to unforeseen events, illustrate the extraordinary work of OIG employees.

OIG Employees Recognized for Cost-Saving Efforts

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Thursday, December 13, 2012
OIG employees recently received three CIGIE Awards for Excellence. These awards were given for identifying and achieving savings for Social Security programs—and ultimately, for taxpayers.

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.

Some Additional Thoughts on How (and Why) We Do What We Do

Posted by: The Office of External Relations
DATE:
Friday, August 31, 2012
SSA OIG
We continue to work hard to protect the Social Security Administration’s programs and its employees.

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