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Nationwide Telephone Imposter Phishing Scam Reported by Social Security Administration
By: Jackie

Nationwide Telephone Imposter Phishing Scam Reported by Social Security Administration

Your BBB® just received a fraud advisory from the Acting Inspector General of the Social Security Administration (SSA), Gale Stallworth Stone. The SSA has received reports from across the country a...

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Social Security Announces Top Ten Baby Names for 2015
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By: Jackie

Social Security Announces Top Ten Baby Names for 2015

Looking for a name for your baby and want to find out what names are popular (or not popular)? Your BBB® follows the latest news from the Social Security Administratio...

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Social Security Announces Top Ten Baby Names for 2014
By: Jackie

Social Security Announces Top Ten Baby Names for 2014

  Curious as to the most popular baby names in 2014? Your BBB® follows the latest news from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and in a May 8, 2015 Read More

1st National “my Social Security” Week
By: Jackie

1st National “my Social Security” Week

The Social Security Act was passed on August 14, 1925. Your BBB has learned that to celebrate this year’s 79th anniversary of the Act, the Social Security A...

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Watch Out for Social Security Look-Alike Websites
By: Jackie

Watch Out for Social Security Look-Alike Websites

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FAQ: When Do I Need to Give My Social Security Number?
By: Jackie

FAQ: When Do I Need to Give My Social Security Number?

One frequent question your BBB receives when we make presentations to consumer groups has to do with when consumers are required to give their Social Security number. ...

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Protect Your Social Security Number Against Direct Deposit Fraud
By: Jackie

Protect Your Social Security Number Against Direct Deposit Fraud

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Social Security Administration (SSA) testified before Congress on steps they are taking to prevent direct deposit frau...

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Identity Thieves Redirect Social Security Payments
By: Jason

Identity Thieves Redirect Social Security Payments

If you or someone you know is on Social Security, beware that identity thieves are trying to redirect Social Security payments to themselves before they reach the reci...

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