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Invalid or Impossible Social Security Numbers

Social Security Numbers having the following characteristics are invalid or impossible: AREA, GROUP, or SERIAL are composed of all zeroes (e.g, 000-45-6789, 123-00-6789, 123-45-0000) AREA number 666 (never have and never will be issued) AREA numbers 700 to 728 (Railroad workers …

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Identity Theft and SSN Randomization

SSN Randomization is a project by the SSA in an effort to curb Identity theft victims in the USA. The Social Security Administration (SSA) changed the way Social Security Numbers are issued starting on June 25, 2011. Since 1973 SSN’s …

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Providing your Social Security Number on Forms

Just like in Jess’s blog, every time I have to complete a form at a bank or even at a doctors office they want my SSN. Since I’m in that industry I know all too well how SSN information gets …

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SSN Reserved for Future Use

Q: When I conduct a Social Security Number Verification some results show “Reserved for future use” what does this mean? A: Reserved for Future Use is a denotation defined by the Social Security Administration for numbers in states that have …

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Free SSN Verification

QUESTION:  Are the Social Security Number validations you perform obtained directly from the Social Security Administration? Our company has new requirements in place and we need to insure that your verifications are an acceptable source. ANSWER: To answer the question …

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