The Social Security Administration and Inspector are warning that they are from Social Security. Never give sensitive information search as your social security number or bank information over the phone. Be assured that Social Security Employees will never make threats or approve benefits over the phone.
There have been an increase in these complaints. You can take the information from anyone saying they are calling from Social Security. Remember, never give personal data to a stranger.
If you have any of these, call the OIG Fraud Hotline at 1-800-269-0271 or online at https://oig.ssa.gov/report.
For more about the telephone impersonation scheme, visit: www.youtube.com/socialsecurity
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