Because it’s possible to create just one my Social Security account per Social Security number, registering an account on the portal is one basic way that Americans can avoid becoming victims of this scam. We maintain a comprehensive, agency-wide information security program of controls that protect our information and communications assets.
Promptly notify Social Security of the beneficiary’s death by calling SSA toll-free at 1-800-772-1213. Sadly, it is still relatively easy for thieves to create an account in the name of Americans who have not already created one for themselves. Resolving this public service crisis is one of the Social Security Administration’s highest priorities.
Daugherty was questioned about his relationship with Conn as early as 2002, but deflected any criticism back on Andrus, alleging the chief judge had an inappropriate social relationship with the attorney. If your medical or financial condition is becoming urgent, gather documentation to that effect and send it to Social Security.
John McCain supports supplementing the current Social Security system with personal accounts-but not as a substitute for addressing benefit promises that cannot be kept. Everyone at Social Security has been under enormous pressure to do something about the backlogs.