The Social Security Administration (SSA) gave $3 million in benefits to deceased people in California whose Social Security numbers were used by identity thieves, according to a new audit by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
Chinese hackers stole personal data including addresses and social security numbers for 4.5 million patients in a United States hospital network, according to The Hill.
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) sent a scathing letter to Acting Social Security Administrator (SSA) Carolyn Colvin late Tuesday, questioning her commitment to stopping widespread abuse within federal disability programs.
A new report details massive waste in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) disability programs, revealing how federal judges have rubber-stamped nearly $400 billion in benefit claims, “eroding” credibility in the agency.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) is wasting over $6 million annually in unused office space, according to the Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
An Oregon man described as someone who “wore lots of jewelry” and “flashed pictures of trips to Lebanon” was caught in a disability fraud scheme that cost the government more than $200,000.
A “blind” Wisconsin man’s $175,000 Social Security disability fraud scheme ended when federal agents caught him driving a speedboat, according to the inspector general.
Incompetence at the Social Security Administration (SSA) has cost taxpayers millions, according to a new report that highlights cases of easily identifiable fraud in the program.
Hundreds of judges across the country with abnormally high approval rates for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments awarded about $100 billion in lifetime benefits between 2005 and 2012, raising further questions about a program that could be insolvent in just three years.