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Office of Investigations

The Office of Investigations conducts criminal investigations into allegations of fraud in SSA’s programs and operations. The office also investigates whistleblower retaliation allegations and misconduct by SSA senior officials and OIG personnel.

The office works closely with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners and participates on national task forces, including those related to COVID-19 fraud. Subject matter experts provide support in areas such as digital forensics, policy, training, and analytics. The office also oversees the Cooperative Disability Investigations program and manages the fraud hotline.

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