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Former SSA Judge Sent to Prison – and Owes $93 Million

By on August 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A multi-million dollar fraud scheme has resulted in a former judge for SSA sentenced to prison, a lawyer on the run and a psychologist awaiting sentencing.

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Millions in Improper Payments ‘Misdirected’ Through my Social Security Program

By on August 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Millions in Improper Payments ‘Misdirected’ Through my Social Security Program

An Inspector General report says that about $6 million in Social Security benefits were lost over a three year period through the my Social Security program.

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Fugitive Lawyer Sentenced for His Role in $550 Million Social Security Fraud Scheme

By on July 17, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Fugitive Lawyer Sentenced for His Role in $550 Million Social Security Fraud Scheme

A federal disability lawyer, who is currently a fugitive, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his role in a massive Social Security fraud scheme.

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Social Security Judge Collects $500k on Administrative Leave

on July 8, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A Social Security judge has collected somewhere in the neighborhood of half a million dollars over the past three years while sitting at home on administrative leave, according to a report that details just how much trouble the agency faces in trying to fire bad employees.

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Clinical Psychologist Convicted for His Role in $600 Million Social Security Disability Scheme

By on June 20, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Clinical Psychologist Convicted for His Role in $600 Million Social Security Disability Scheme

A clinical psychologist in Kentucky has been convicted for his role in a scheme to defraud the Social Security Administration of more than $600 million.

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Thinking ‘Outside of the Box’ for SSA

By on May 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Thinking ‘Outside of the Box’ for SSA

The workload at the Social Security Administration is increasing and the agency is struggling to keep up. The author offers a unique suggestion for how the agency could better meet demands.

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Social Security Announces the Top Baby Names of 2016

By on May 13, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Social Security Announces the Top Baby Names of 2016

The Social Security Administration has provided the list of the most popular names for boys and girls born in 2016.

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Woman Indicted for Falsely Claiming Social Security Benefits on the Husband She Murdered

By on May 4, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Woman Indicted for Falsely Claiming Social Security Benefits on the Husband She Murdered

An Alabama woman has been indicted for falsely claiming Social Security widow’s benefits for her husband who she murdered.

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Five Steps Toward Your Financial Security

By on April 15, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Five Steps Toward Your Financial Security

As part of National Social Security Month, the Social Security Administration is providing various activities to make the public more aware of the benefits of Social Security.

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$550 Million Scheme to Defraud SSA Leads to Guilty Plea

By on March 28, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

A Social Security disability lawyer recently pleaded guilty to a scheme designed to fraudulently obtain over $500 million in disability payments from the Social Security Administration.

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