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Slam The Scam - Avoid Government Imposter Scams

Slam The Scam - Avoid Government Imposter Scams

March 07, 2024

National Slam the Scam Day, designated by the Social Security's Office of the Inspector General, aims to heighten awareness about the persistent threat of government imposter scams proliferating across the United States.

This year, Slam the Scam Day falls on Thursday, March 7, 2024, coinciding with National Consumer Protection Week, scheduled from March 3 to March 9.

On National Slam the Scam Day and throughout the year, we equip you with the necessary resources to identify scams related to Social Security and prevent scammers from stealing your money and personal data. We suggest you review the resources below to identify any scams that may come your way and be prepared to respond accordingly!

Safeguard yourself and your loved ones by reviewing the attached guide on how to spot scams.

Download Scam Alert Guide

Report instances of Social Security-related scams to the Social Security Office of the Inspector General (OIG) through this provided link.

Report Scam

For more details, visit, and stay up to date on the latest scam tactics by following SSA OIG on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. If you ever have concerns about whether or not something is a scam, don't hesitate to reach out to me!

This material was prepared for Diane Woodward's use.