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‘I’m not dead’: Social Security agency makes grave mistake for thousands

WASHINGTON — A New York congresswoman who represents Manhattan wants answers to why nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terrorists attacks weren’t reported in the Social Security Administration’s official list of deceased Americans.

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., said her staff started making inquiries after the errors in the federal Death Master File (DMF) were detected by Scripps Howard News Service. The file is a public record intended to protect families of the deceased from identity theft and other types of fraud.

“While nearly 3,000 individuals were killed on Sept. 11th, the list does not show an increase in numbers from the typical DMF daily average,” Maloney said. “A sampling of those names did not yield any matches in the DMF and confirms their apparent absence.”

She said her staff has contacted the Social Security Administration, the New York State Department of Health and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, only to receive “conflicting answers as to why there is a lack of reporting on this matter.”

So Maloney is asking Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue and the public health commissioners for the state of New York and New York City, jointly, to account for the reporting error.

“Would you explain why individuals killed on 9/11 would be missing from the DMF?” Maloney asked in her letters.

__ Contact reporter Thomas Hargrove at hargrovet@shns.com.

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Comment by Dean on August 10, 2011 at 8:20pm
Update: I just got my message sent on Rumor Mill.  Will look for any reply.
Comment by Dean on August 10, 2011 at 12:29pm

I saw a comment on The Rumor Mill and wanted to respond but could not do so.  Here is the link to what JediShannan said followed by my reply:




Dear Jedi,

You raise an interesting point about the possibility that the Social Security numbers of people killed at the World Trade Center could be used now by other people.

I checked Social Security Online and it states that "We do not re-assign Social Security numbers."

If that is true, your theory cannot be true.  There are several reasons why a decedent would not appear on the Social Security Death Index (SSDI) or the U. S. Social Security Administration's Death Master File, from which the SSDI is generated.

The death was not reported to the Social Security Administration (SSA).
The death occurred before the Death Master File was maintained in a computer database. About 98 percent of the deaths in this database occurred between 1962 and the present.
The person did not participate in the Social Security program.
Survivor death benefits were (are) being paid to dependents or spouse.
A recent death may not be indexed yet.
Human error. (Before you give up, read the section titled "Missing Entries in the SSDI.")

The SSDI has high rate of success (some estimate it at 83%) because these exceptions do not often apply.  The question is why are the alleged passengers and WTC victims showings so low in comparison?

Comment by Dean on July 13, 2011 at 5:26pm
Comment by Ben Collet on July 13, 2011 at 5:22pm
The manifests, yes, but they have to do with the passengers on the planes.  Here we are dealing with an indication that many of those who died in the towers were similarly fictional.  I read Planes Without Passengers but not the other one.  The case you made in "planes" was persuasive - but didn't deal with this latest possibility.
Comment by Dean on July 13, 2011 at 4:43pm
This confirms what I write in Planes without Passengers and Facts Talk but the Guilty Walk.  Many of the names on the manifest lists are of people who had already died before 9/11!
Comment by Ben Collet on July 12, 2011 at 5:27pm
The implications of this are huge.  Could it be that the figure of 3000 dead in the WTC was greatly exaggerated?  If so then the bios we read daily in the New York Times in the weeks following 9/11 are fake!

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