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What does the number on the back of your Social Security card represent?
The back of the card contains information about the SSN and the card itself, including where to mail found cards, where and how to obtain information from SSA, a card stock sequence number, and the card’s official form number. The words “Social Security” are printed in white.
How does SSN number look like?
The Social Security number is a nine-digit number in the format “AAA-GG-SSSS”.
Is your Social Security a bank account?
Our rating: False The claim that numbers on a Social Security card can be used as a routing and account number to make purchases is FALSE, based on our research. The Fed has debunked the claim on numerous occasions. It is not possible for an individual to have a bank account with the Fed.
Are the red numbers on the back of a Social Security card?
No. The red numbers on the back of a social security card are control numbers that verify the authenticity of the card.
Is there a secret Federal Reserve account on your Social Security card?
Scams ebb and flow on the internet. The idea that the numbers on the back of a Social Security card provide a link to a secret but accessible Federal Reserve account is one of the sillier myths that have circulated in the last few years. But those numbers do have a long and complicated history.
How can you tell if a Social Security card is legitimate?
And a bit more detail from a speech by Donald Walton, a U.S. bankruptcy trustee, on eight “key signs that can identify a subject social security card as either legitimate or fraudulent.” Here’s #7: 7. Sequential Control Number. On the rear of a legitimate card there is a sequential control number.
What is a red number on a credit card?
Red Number Reality. According to a presentation given by Donald F. Walton, United States Trustee for Region 21 (Georgia, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands) to a meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute in April 2009, the number printed on the back of the card is a “sequential control number.”.