Social Security Fraud, Misuse, or Impersonation

Social Security Fraud, Misuse, or Impersonation

Restart Close

Social Security Fraud and Misuse
The Social Security Administration (SSA) investigates reports like these:
  • Providing false information or evidence for a benefit claim
  • Concealment of work and assets
  • Representative payee misuse
  • Misuse and trafficking of Social Security numbers and cards by people or businesses
  • Reports of criminal activity and serious misconduct involving Social Security employees
File a Report with SSA
File a Report with SSA

Or call 1-800-269-0271.

 
What Happens Next?
  • SSA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) reviews all reports that are filed.

  • SSA OIG cannot provide you with information about actions taken on any reports.

  • Federal regulations do not allow information in law enforcement records to be shared, even with the person who made the report.