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Former SSA employee pleads guilty to stealing beneficiaries' information

In our weekly Crime of the Week feature, Federal News Radio reports on a federal employee who is under investigation or charged with a crime.

Tags: SSA , Crime of the Week , Ciera Crawford

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 01:21pm EDT

Man collects $340K in deceased mother's federal benefits

After his mother died in 1999, a Washington, D.C. man continued to collect Social Security retirement benefits and Office of Personnel Management annuity checks for 15 years.

Tags: SSA , inspector general , OPM , fraud , Michael OConnell , oversight

Monday - 08/19/2013, 05:44pm EDT

Inspector General: SSA sitting on $134 million in uncashed checks

The inspector general for the Social Security Administration estimated the agency is sitting on about $134 million for benefit checks that sit uncashed by recipients for more than a year - money subsequently returned to the agency. But the IG report found most of the recipients who didn't cash their checks are still eligible for the assistance and the SSA could take additional steps to ensure they receive them.

Tags: SSA , Dean Landis , improper payments , Jack Moore , management , oversight

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 07:58pm EDT