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GN 02613.925 EVS Fugitive Felon Codes

NOTE: Refer to the chart for the action required.

Court Case


Martinez Settlement

On April 1, 2009, SSA changed its policy of not paying fleeing felons. Follow the instructions below only for felony warrants with offense codes 4901, 4902, or 4999. Follow the Martinez settlement instructions in GN 02613.860GN 02613.885 for all other felony warrant codes.

Clark Court Order

On May 9, 2011, SSA changed its policy and no longer suspends or denies benefits or payments based solely on a probation or parole violation warrant (i.e., warrants with offense codes 5011, 5012, 8101, 8102, or 9999 or “Blank” and an offense charge symbol of “probation or parole violation”). Follow the Clark Court Order instructions in GN 02615.100GN 02615.190 for all probation or parole violation warrants.

We will make additional changes to this section, as necessary, in the future.

The following EVS codes are for fugitive felon or probation or parole violator actionable warrants.

EVS Code

Definition of EVS Code


Incoming SSN matched SSA records on SSN, name, date of birth and sex


Incoming did not verify against SSA records, a different SSN located on SSA records that matched the incoming name, date of birth and sex


Incoming SSN matched SSA records on name and date of birth, there was no match on sex


Incoming SSN did not match SSA records but a different SSN on SSA records was located that matched exactly on name and date of birth


Manually verified SSN.

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GN 02613.925 - EVS Fugitive Felon Codes - 06/03/2013
Batch run: 08/02/2022