Report Fraud, Waste, or Abuse

Do you suspect someone of committing fraud, waste, or abuse against Social Security? Reporting fraud to the SSA Office of the Inspector General is easy, safe, and secure.

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Report Fraud

Social Security Phone Scams

There is a widespread telephone scam happening right now across the country involving Social Security. Callers say they are from Social Security, and may say there is a problem with your Social Security number or threaten to arrest you unless you pay a fine or fee with cash, retail gift cards, pre-paid debit cards, or wire transfers. If you received a call like this and would like to report that information, please click the button below.

REPORT SOCIAL SECURITY PHONE SCAMS

 

Social Security Program Fraud

To report suspected fraud, waste, and abuse related to Social Security programs and operations, including Social Security benefit fraud, Supplemental Security Income fraud, misue of benefits by a represenatative payee, or other Social Securty related fraud, please click the button below.

REPORT SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAM FRAUD

 

OTHER WAYS TO REPORT FRAUD

 

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Whistleblower Rights and Protection

Disclosures by whistleblowers can save lives and taxpayer dollars. The OIG's Whistleblower Protection Coordinator Program page is designed to serve as an educational tool for SSA employees about whistleblower protections.