Social Security Fraud Detection Phone Number

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  • Get to a rep faster and easier at 800-269-0271
About this Social Security phone number:
  • Calls Social Security's Fraud Detection department
  • On average, callers wait 22 minutes to talk to a person when they call
  • Current wait time is roughly 45m
  • Call center hours are Mon-Fri 8am-7pm EST
Pro tip from GetHuman about the best way to get a real live human at this number: This is the number for the Social Security Administration ID Theft/Fraud Reporting
Some common reasons that visitors to GetHuman call Social Security include Report Fraud, Missing Payment, Question About Benefits, Update Account Info, and Can't Login.
This is not the most popular Social Security phone number (it's ranked #2). Most customers call 800-772-1213 for support: Click here for best option

Other customers got on the phone recently because:

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Get my mother’s social security re-instated as I have not received a check for her sinc...
applied for SSI benefits on *********:********. Have not heard back. Also how to apply...
I want to change my phone number to ***-***-****. It is my new number.
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Locked out of account. I need my account unlocked

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Social Security Fraud Detection Phone Number 800-269-0271 - Info & Statistics

Phone number to dial800-269-0271
Call-back availableYES
Message & get attentionNO
Call picked up by a real personYES
Department you're callingFraud Detection
Call center hoursMon-Fri 8am-7pm EST
Best time to dial8:15am
Navigate phone maze to a humanThis is the number for the Social Security Administration ID Theft/Fraud Reporting
Average wait22
Current wait45
Rank (among phone numbers)2
Rank (overall)2
Alternate methodsphone or web
Quality of communication75%
Quality of help38%
Customer votes64,520
Best phone number800-772-1213
Information last updatedTue Dec 06 2022 10:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Social Security's 800-269-0271 Fraud Detection Number

This Social Security phone number is ranked #2 out of 3 because 212,472 Social Security customers tried our tools and information and gave us feedback after they called. The reason customers call 800-269-0271 is to reach the Social Security Fraud Detection department for problems like Report Fraud, Missing Payment, Question About Benefits, Update Account Info, Can't Login. As far as we can tell, Social Security has call center locations in Illinois or Massachusetts or New Mexico and you can call during their open hours Mon-Fri 8am-7pm EST. Social Security has 3 phone numbers and 4 different ways to get customer help. We've compiled information about 800-269-0271 and ways to call or contact Social Security with help from customers like yourself. Please help us continue to grow and improve this information and these tools by sharing with people you know who might find it useful.

Calling Social Security

Calling Social Security at this number should be pretty straightforward. Also important is what you do once you call, or what your other phone number options are. First of all, we strongly recommend using our free call-you-back tool. Essentially, we navigate their phone menu for you, wait on hold, and then call you when a representative from Social Security Fraud Detection can talk. Generally, it saves you at least 27% of your wait time. So it's faster and you don't need to listen to bad hold music. Once on the phone with Social Security's Fraud Detection department, you may need to provide them with information that identifies you as a customer, like your full name (or name on the account), email address, phone number, or an account number. It's usually worthwhile to gather this information before you call.

Contacting Social Security in General

While 800-269-0271 is Social Security's #2 most popular phone number, it's not the only way to get a hold of their customer care team. You already know from reading above that 800-772-1213 is their best customer phone number overall, and we have put together a comparison of their 4 total ways to contact support for you to look at as well. One thing to keep in mind as you try to reach Social Security help by calling them, is that other customers give their customer support at this number a 75% score for their communication skills and a 38% score for the overall help they received. That could be indicative of their abilities to help you resolve your problem overall, regardless of whether or not you call this number.

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