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Social Security Scam



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Social Security Scam

 
On 061020, a local resident reported receiving several suspected scam telephone calls from someone purporting to represent the Social Security Administration.
 
As a reminder we are providing a link to a release provided by the Social Security Administration on recent scams: 
 
https://blog.ssa.gov/inspector-general-warns-public-about-new-twist-to-social-security-phone-scams/#:~:text=If%20you%20receive%20a%20call,%3A%2F%2Foig.ssa.gov.
 
If you receive a call or email that you believe to be suspicious, about a problem with your Social Security number or account, hang up or do not respond. We encourage the public to report Social Security phone scams using our dedicated online form, at https://oig.ssa.gov. Please share this information with your friends and family, to help spread awareness about phone scams. For more information, please visit https://oig.ssa.gov/scam.