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Amber Portwood

Allegedly Evicted

For Conning the Government

2/16/2012 12:52 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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"Teen Mom" star Amber Portwood was tossed out of her Indiana home last month for scamming the government and mooching off taxpayer money -- this according to law enforcement sources.

Here's how it breaks down -- according to Amber's lease agreement, obtained by TMZ, the house she was renting in Anderson, Indiana had been subsidized by the state's "Low Income Rental Housing Tax Credit Program."

Problem is, in order to enroll in the program -- a prerequisite for moving in -- the reality star claimed she made roughly $10,000 a year ... MUCH less than what she actually earned in 2010 ... $280,000.

According to sources, Amber's massive income rendered her ineligible for subsidized housing -- no duh -- and that's the reason her landlords evicted her.

It doesn't really matter though -- Amber's still locked up in jail, awaiting final approval to enter a court-appointed drug rehab program.

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16.

Sinn    

Ok how did hell was it a con, does no one watch Tv, these were trash stories no one has money, hello they are all on welfare, so sad, do you know how many people do that and spend the govenments money but there are people that are going to hardship and they get denied, sad so sad. They shouls audit her a$$ and get all the money she owes back. I have been working since I was 16 years old and when I lost my job I applied and was denied because unemployment was giving me to much money, screw her sue her

988 days ago
17.

Sinn    

Ok how did hell was it a con, does no one watch Tv, these were trash stories no one has money, hello they are all on welfare, so sad, do you know how many people do that and spend the govenments money but there are people that are going to hardship and they get denied, sad so sad. They shouls audit her a$$ and get all the money she owes back. I have been working since I was 16 years old and when I lost my job I applied and was denied because unemployment was giving me to much money, screw her sue her

988 days ago
18.

hitechceo    

Give the BIMBO that kind of money and what do you think she will do with it? DUH! Start a trust fund for her daughter? LOL

988 days ago
19.

jim    

keep paying your taxes. Teen pregs,illegals and foreign governments who hate the USA depend on you

988 days ago
20.

V    

What's amazing to me is that this is what we have on TV teaching our kids today. Show's like Teen MOM, Drunken Jersey Shore ethics, Dance Moms where they parents act so awful, or Rude and Obnoxious Housewives. None of this is ok programming! The Bachelor tramps throwing themselves at men for a proposal like a cat fight teaching young girls thats how you get a man's love and respect? Really?!? So of course this tramp thinks its ok to hide 280K her morals are corrupt from everything else she's learned.

988 days ago
21.

mick    

stupid ****** bitch

988 days ago
22.

lacm    

Without a doubt Amber Portwood"s family are Obama supporters. Her relatives should get together with the Detroit woman wanting her cut of the "Obama stash". Entitlement mentality at its best!

988 days ago
23.

hk    

Like illegal immigration...is it really a crime if everybody does it? According to the White House...no.

988 days ago
24.

David    

I'm glad to see that some goverment agency is actually checking and correcting.
First thing that should happen to receive any government money, is to take and pass a Drug Test or prove that yiou are on prescribed med's.
Now get the other 50 million that are also cheating the system and we can have a lot of the thing's we need.

988 days ago
25.

peter klika    

Americans worship bad behavior in losers and scammers as long as they are "celebrities". Peter Klika, Kapaau, Hawaii

988 days ago
26.

belldn3    

That bitch.

988 days ago
27.

j3zim    

piglet

988 days ago
28.

bill101    

The problem with putting cheaters in jail is instead of subsidizing them, you end up totally supporting them. There has got to be a way to make them pay back what they stole, right away, or from future earnings.

988 days ago
29.

ME3    

I have no sympathy for her, she is an abusive c**t that should be in jail anyways, we all saw her punch kick and scratch her baby's father, that right there on LIVE tv should have been enough toput her angry ass in ADULT TIME OUT aka JAIL!

988 days ago
30.

John    

She cheated the government and she is in jail?! Whats next for this winner, politics...

988 days ago
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