Beyond the Numbers

Inspector General O’Carroll Joins National Academy of Public Administration

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Monday, December 7, 2015
Pat O'Carroll
NAPA is an independent, non-profit, and non-partisan organization, chartered by Congress to help government agencies address critical management challenges.

Congress Strengthens Penalties for Social Security Fraud “Facilitators”

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Monday, November 23, 2015
Facilitator Fraud
The recent budget legislation includes several provisions the OIG recommended to combat Social Security fraud.

Beware of CPNs: Louisiana Man Charged in Financial Fraud Schemes

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Thursday, October 29, 2015
CPNs are marketed as "replacement Social Security numbers," but you should know they're not legitimate and not recognized by the government.

6 Ways the OIG Develops Audit Topics

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Friday, October 16, 2015
Audit Topics
SSA’s programs are vast and complex, so in the OIG, we have a lot of areas to review—but how do we come up with specific audits?

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.

OIG Special Agent Assists Search for Escaped Prisoners in New York

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Monday, August 10, 2015
Manhunt
An OIG investigator contributed to search efforts by fielding calls to New York State Police's main tip line from the public and law enforcement.

Audit Highlight: Top 5 Reasons Social Security Overpayments Happen

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Overpayments
Has Social Security ever told you (or a family member) that your benefit payment amount was too high, you were overpaid, and you owe money to the Agency?

Securing and Protecting Social Security Fraud Allegations

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Monday, June 8, 2015
Data Protection
We take data protection and privacy rights seriously, so everything you submit through our website is fully encrypted.

SSA/OIG Tops Brookings Report on OIGs' Return-on-Investment

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Friday, June 5, 2015
Return-on-Investment
A Brookings Institution report found when Congress cuts OIG budgets, it costs the government money and contributes to the Federal deficit.

Miami Beach Police, Labor OIG Operation Takes Dangerous Turn

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Arrest
All law enforcement professionals, including OIG special agents, can find themselves in dangerous situations at any time while on duty.

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