Dual Assistance

OIG received a complaint identifying a recipient that had multiple names and social security numbers assigned to her. The OIG investigation confirmed that she received concurrent FAP benefits under two different names. She also failed to report employment and Retirement Survivors and Disability    Insurance benefits. The investigation identified $8,895 of FAP benefits she received that she was not eligible for. The OIG agent submitted a warrant request to the prosecutor’s office requesting welfare fraud charges.