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Money Due Recipient

For over seven months my local SS office has refused to review my account or to correct their mistakes. They now owe me over $1200 that they have wrongly withheld. Chicago says cannot go elsewhere, must use THAT office.

Letters, calls, nothing works-even certified letters to the Office Field Supervisor. A request was made to the office seven months ago for a HEARING but, of course, that isn't happening.


PS Mind you it is a simple matter of deducting ONE medicare payment from the monthly auto deposit. How tough can that be???

Jan B, j___ @, 818-zzz-yyyy -any help would be greatly appreciated

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