The Social Security Administration paid widow’s benefits to a woman who murdered her husband.
A Kentucky lawyer involved in a half-a-billion-dollar Social Security disability fraud scheme has pleaded guilty.
The Social Security Administration paid a judge for four years after he was arrested for assault, costing taxpayers $500,000.
The Social Security Administration paid $1 billion in benefits to individuals who did not have a Social Security Number (SSN), according to a new audit.
Entitlement programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, and food stamps have gained tens of thousands of beneficiaries under the Obama administration.
Identity thieves used the Social Security numbers of hundreds of dead individuals to earn nearly $30 million, according to a federal watchdog.
A Virginia man hid his dead grandmother in a freezer and a barrel for nine months so he could collect her Social Security payments.
The Social Security Administration has paid dead federal workers $1.7 million in recent years, with the deceased receiving benefits an average of seven years after their death, according to an agency watchdog.