TN 31 (08-05)

GN 00307.677 FO or PC Action on FBUReport - Mexico

A. Procedure

Review the claims file with the FBU development.

If the review shows...

Then....

FBU development does not affect claim,

no action is necessary.

additional development is needed to resolve discrepancies,

undertake development through the FO or FBU.

an allegation of pre-age 5 evidence that was not checked by the FBU,

obtain complete identifying information and ask the FBU to get the evidence. Do not ask the claimant to get it.

fraud exists,

route the folder to the Center for Security and Integrity for possible prosecution.

B. Policy

If the claimant submits another birth certificate from the same source as a previous one which was found to be incorrect or without basis, SSA does not accept it at face value.

SSA asks the FBU to determine the basis for the second certificate's issuance. SSA advises the FBU of the results of the prior investigation.


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http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0200307677
GN 00307.677 - FO or PC Action on FBUReport - Mexico - 04/25/2018
Batch run: 08/20/2018
Rev:04/25/2018