Unfortunately, fraud is a reality in any entitlement program, including Social Security disability.
How to Report Fraud in Social Security Disability and SSI Claims
The Social Security Administration’s Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) is responsible for investigating fraud in Social Security programs. Among its many responsibilities, the OIG detects and prevents fraud, waste and abuse in Social Security disability insurance and Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) claims.
You, as a responsible US citizen, can use this online form to report allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse in SSA disability programs. The OIG has the jurisdiction and authority to investigate allegations of work and the concealment of assets. The OIG also investigates misuse and misappropriation of assets by representative payees.