What does number on back of SSN card mean?
RON: The # on the back of your ssn card is “Priority Exemption Acc. #” The letter represents the Federal Reserve Bank that hold the bond the 8 digits is the acc. #
What happens when someone uses your Social Security number to file taxes?
Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses your stolen personal information, including your Social Security number, to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund. If you suspect you are a victim of identity theft, continue to pay your taxes and file your tax return, even if you must file a paper return.
What percentage of social security calls are spam?
Spam calls targeting Social Security numbers accounted for a full 10% of all fraudulent calls, according to the study. Victims wire money, send gift cards, or surrender personal information to the scammers. Last year, this type of fraud cost Americans $19 million, according to the Federal Trade Commission.
Is the Social Security number on caller ID real?
Your caller ID might show the SSA’s real phone number (1-800-772-1213), but that’s not the real SSA calling. Computers make it easy to show any number on caller ID. You can’t trust what you see there. Never give your Social Security number to anyone who contacts you. Don’t confirm the last 4 digits.
What should you not do if you get a robocall from SSA?
1 Don’t call a phone number left on your voice mail by a robocaller. 2 Don’t assume a call is legitimate because it appears to come from 800-772-1213. 3 Don’t give your Social Security number or other personal information to someone who contacts you by email. 4 Don’t click links in purported SSA emails without checking them.
What should I do if someone calls my Social Security number?
If you receive a call, text, or email that you believe to be suspicious, about a problem with your Social Security number or account, do not respond or engage with the caller or sender. Report Social Security phone, email, and text scams through our dedicated online form.