BASIC (09-05)

GN 03316.015 Disclosure Without Consent to the Department of Justice (DOJ)

A. Policy

See GN 03313.070 for requests initiated by DOJ.

1. To Investigate or Prosecute Violations of the Social Security Act (Act)

Relevant tax return and non-tax return information may be disclosed to DOJ to investigate or prosecute violations of the Act. Disclosure may be made from the following system of records:

  • 60-0058— Master Files of Social Security Number (SSN) Holders and SSN Applications,

  • 60-0059—Earnings Recording and Self-Employment Income System,

  • 60-0089—Claims Folders System,

  • 60-0090—Master Beneficiary Record,

  • 60-0103—Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits System, and

  • 60-0269—Prisoner Update Processing System (PUPS).

2. To Represent the Commissioner of Social Security; Investigate issues of Fraud by Agency Officers or Employees; or Investigate Violations of Civil Rights

Relevant information may be disclosed to DOJ, as necessary to represent the Commissioner of Social, investigate issues of fraud by SSA officers or employees, or investigate violations of civil rights. Disclosure may be made from the following systems of records:

  • 60-0089—Claims Folders System,

  • 60-0090—Master Beneficiary Record,

  • 60-0103—Supplemental Security Income Record and Special Veterans Benefits System,

  • 60-0222—Master Representative Payee File,

  • 60-0269—Prisoner Update Processing System (PUPS), and

  • 60-0320—Electronic Disability (eDib) Claims File.

B. Procedure

See GN 03316.001D.


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GN 03316.015 - Disclosure Without Consent to the Department of Justice (DOJ) - 09/12/2005
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/12/2005