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HHS Watchdog Agency Issues Phone Scam Warning

Apr 19, 2017 Gov Info Security

April 19, 2017

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a warning for consumers to be on alert for fraudsters pretending to be calling from a HHS’ Office of Inspector General hotline number with requests for personal information.

HHS OIG, which is ironically the federal watch dog agency whose stated mission is “to fight waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare, Medicaid and more than 100 other HHS programs” has become an unwilling party involved with the scam…