The Social Security Administration will never threaten, scare, or pressure you to take an immediate action.
If you receive a call, text, or email that…
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Threatens to suspend your Social Security number, even if they have part or all of your Social Security number
Warns of arrest of legal action
Demands or requests immediate payment
Requires payment by gift card, prepaid debit card, internet currency, or by mailing cash
Pressures you for personal information
Threatens to seize your bank account
Promises to increase your Social Security benefit
Tries to gain your trust by providing fake “documentation,” false “evidence,” or the name of a real government official
…it is a SCAM!
Do not give scammers money or personal information – Ignore Them!