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State Auditor Suzanne Bump’s Office Identified Record $16.9 Million in Public Assistance Fraud in Fiscal Year 2017 

4/02/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Bump's office works to ensure public benefit programs are accessible and run with integrity.

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Auditor Bump Highlights Office Accomplishments, Calls for Greater Inter-Agency Collaboration in Government 

2/06/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today testified before the Joint Committee on Ways and Means in support of her agency’s Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget request.

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Auditor Bump Testifies on Agency Budget, Priorities  

2/06/2018 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Bump testified before the Joint Committee on Ways and Means about her agency's fiscal year 2019 budget and agency priorities for the coming year.

Press Release

Medford Woman Indicted for Social Security, Medicare, MassHealth, and Food Stamp Fraud 

11/03/2017 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Suzanne M. Bump's Bureau of Special Investigations assisted in the case.

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Auditor Bump Focuses Efforts to Strengthen Public Benefits Programs 

11/15/2016 Office of the State Auditor

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today announced an initiative to build on her office’s efforts to strengthen the Massachusetts social safety net.

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State Auditor’s Office Identified Record $13.7 Million in Public Assistance Fraud 

2/03/2016 Office of the State Auditor

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today released the annual report for her office’s Bureau of Special Investigations (BSI), which identified a record $13.7 million in public assistance benefits fraud in Fiscal Year 2015.

Speech

Auditor Bump Advocates for Subpoena Power for Bureau of Special Investigations 

5/27/2015 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor Bump testifies in support of HB 5 An Act Facilitating the Legislative Mandate of the Bureau of Special Investigations.

Press Release

State Auditor’s Office set Record Year for Identifying Public Assistance Fraud 

10/07/2014 Office of the State Auditor

In a report issued today, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump said examiners within her office’s Bureau of Special Investigations (BSI) identified more than $9.5 million in fraudulently obtained public assistance benefits and services in Fiscal Year 2014.

Press Release

State Auditor’s Office Set Record Year for Identifying Public Assistance Fraud 

9/17/2013 Office of the State Auditor

Bump’s Bureau of Special Investigations protects program integrity.

News

Auditor’s Quarterly Report Identifies $1.4 Million of Fraud in Public Assistance Programs 

5/02/2013 Office of the State Auditor

Bump's staff identify 205 cases of individuals abusing public benefit programs.

Press Release

State Auditor’s Office Identifies Over $1.3 Million In Public Assistance Fraud 

1/18/2013 Office of the State Auditor

Examiners completed 1,769 investigations in the first quarter of fiscal year 2013.

Press Release

State Auditor’s Office Identifies More Than $5.5 Million In Public Assistance Fraud in FY12 

8/23/2012 Office of the State Auditor

State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump said examiners with the office’s Bureau of Special Investigations (BSI) found evidence of $2,806,252 in fraudulently obtained public assistance benefits and services, bringing the fiscal year 2012 total to $5,542,310.

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Two Personal Care Attendants Charged with Fraudulently Billing the Commonwealth for Services after their Patients’ Death 

6/21/2012 Office of the State Auditor

Probes by Auditor Bump’s Bureau of Special Investigations lead to arraignments.

Press Release

State Auditor’s Office Identifies More Than $1.8 Million In Public Assistance Fraud 

6/11/2012 Office of the State Auditor

In a quarterly progress report issued today, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump said examiners with the office’s Bureau of Special Investigations (BSI) found evidence of $1,827,217 in fraudulently obtained public assistance benefits and services.

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