Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Social Security Fraud Reporting

Code: FN-1700.7800

Programs that provide a hotline or other mechanisms the public can use to anonymously report fraud, waste, and abuse within Social Security Administration (SSA) programs and operations. Examples of Social Security fraud include concealing material facts or events that affect eligibility for benefits, making false statements on a benefits claim form, misuse of benefits by a representative payee, buying or selling Social Security cards or SSA information, crimes involving SSA employees, scams involving impersonation of an SSA employee, fraud or misuse of grant or contracting funds or other types of illegal activities involving Social Security.

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