Octomom Charged With Welfare Fraud
Los Angelos County police have charged Nadya Suleman, aka “Octomom” with welfare fraud. She failed to report $30,000 in earnings last year when applying for public assistance last year. She filed for bankruptcy in January 2013 after she was briefly off welfare making money by appearing in an adult film and working at a strip club. Charges include one count of aid by misrepresentation and two counts of perjury by false application and faces over 5 years in prison. Bail has been set at $25,000. She has a total of 14 children.
ABC Local 13 reported:
The district attorney’s office says Monday that Suleman failed to report nearly $30,000 in earnings while applying for public assistance last year.
The district attorney’s office says that Suleman, whose real name is Natalie Denise Suleman, has not been arrested but has been ordered to appear in court on Friday.
A prosecution statement says she was charged on Jan. 6 with one count of aid by misrepresentation and two counts of perjury by false application. If convicted, she faces up to five years and eight months in custody.
In addition to her octuplets, Suleman has six other children.
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