Veteran's Benefits

Veteran's Benefits

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VA Benefits Fraud and Misuse
Veterans Affairs (VA) investigates reports of:
  • Misuse of a beneficiary's VA benefits
     
 
Report Benefit Abuse to VA
Report Benefit Abuse to VA

 

Or call the VA fiduciary program toll free number 1-888-407-0144,

or the VA toll free number 1-800-827-1000.
 

What Happens Next?

 

  • VA fiduciary hubs review all claims of misuse.
     
  • If misuse is likely, VA will work quickly to replace the fiduciary.
     
  • The VA fiduciary hub will investigate and determine if misuse occurred.
     
  • If misuse occurred, VA will work to make the beneficiary whole by reissuing the misused funds when it can.
     
  • VA aggressively pursues debt collection of VA funds from misusing fiduciaries.
     
  • If misuse occurred, VA provides the information to VA’s Office of Inspector General to pursue a criminal investigation.