Thousands of Americans are owed $4,133 payments - find out how to get it MONEY

THE Social Security Administration (SSA)  did not properly provide benefits to thousands of students. 

According to a recent report from the Social Security office of the Inspector General.

Around 14,470 Social Security beneficiaries were underpaid by about $59.5million, the report detailed.

Each student was unable to collect roughly $4,113 in benefits.

The audit found that the underpayments were a result of SSA employees incorrectly inputting student information on beneficiaries’ records while using the Post Entitlement Online System and Modernized Claims System.

The SSA has agreed to recommendations made by the Inspector General. 

This will ensure those who are eligible for payments will receive them, as well as improve controls