A recent Government Accountability Office report found that seniors lose $2.9 billion a year to financial-exploitation schemes.
As he deceived and stole millions from victims, the man also improperly collected Supplemental Security Income from SSA.
Four numbers that highlight our investigative, audit, and legal accomplishments from the recent reporting period.
Authorities returned Conn to the United States this week for arraignment on charges related to his reported escape in June.
An accomplice of Conn reportedly helped the former Kentucky disability attorney flee to the Mexico border in June before Conn's sentencing hearing.
CDI, for many years a front-end program integrity initiative, is pursuing more in-pay disability fraud cases.
OIG auditors recently matched California death records with SSA's payment records and identified payments to the deceased.
OIGs are warning the public about government imposter scams and pursuing perpetrators of these theft schemes.
While the vast majority of SSA's representative payees properly manage beneficiary funds, the threat of payee misuse remains.
While most people are working to file their returns, others cheat unknowing victims and the IRS through tax fraud schemes.