Disability claim phone fraud warning
March 29, 2016
Social Security Inspector General Patrick P. O'Carroll is warning citizens about phone calls from people who claim to have information about your application for disability benefits. They offer help with your claim to try to get your personal information, like your Social Security or bank account numbers.
Learn more about this and other types of phone "phishing" scams, which could lead to identity theft and/or government benefit theft, on the Office of the Inspector General website.