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Identify the Scam (Social Security Amdministration, SSA, Office of the Inspector General, OIG)


If you receive a call, text, email, letter, or message on social media that:

  • Threatens to suspend your Social Security number, even if they have part or all of your Social Security number

  • Warns of arrest or legal action

  • Demands or requests immediate payment

  • Requires payment by gift card, prepaid debit card, Internet currency, or by mailing cash

  • Pressures you for personal information

  • Requests secrecy

  • Threatens to seize your bank account

  • Promises to increase your Social Security benefit

  • Tries to gain your trust by providing fake “documentation,” false “evidence,” or the name of a real government official

It is a SCAM!


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