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Authorities Probing For

Possible Welfare Fraud

3/20/2013 5:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Octomom Nadya Suleman
is under the microscope after a complaint was lodged that she committed welfare fraud ... and if it's true Octo could go to prison.

TMZ has learned ... someone made the allegation last week to the L.A. County Dept. of Welfare Fraud Prevention and Investigation (WFP&I), claiming Octo is getting various forms of welfare, including food stamps, even though she made nearly $200,000 in 2012.

Under California law, Octo can legitimately collect welfare for her and her 14 kids if she makes $119,000 or less in a calendar year, but if the allegation is true ... she exceeded the limit by a lot.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... the WFP&I is conducting a probe and has already interviewed witnesses in Octo's world.

If WFP&I determines Octo committed welfare fraud, she can be prosecuted.  If convicted she could face more than 3 years in prison.

Oh, right.  You're wondering how Octo could have scored nearly $200k.  Answer: porn, stripping, self-pleasure videos ... the usual.


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Chuck bass    

"$119,000 or less in a calendar year and still get welfare" wow just wow.

That's Liberalism for you!

In a sane society, if you don't work, you die. Survival of the fittest. Why does the state have to support the dregs of humanity so that they can procreate like locusts? It's evolution in reverse!

525 days ago


This applies even if a 200k check was received on 12/31?

525 days ago


Fing sl*t. Porn is a job for wh*res!! And wh*res shouldnt have kids! Shes a leech living off hard working tax payers. She should go to jail. I couldnt care less if they spit up that abomination of a family:)

525 days ago


Really.....still can collect welfare with an income of 119,000 no wonder why California is in so much financial trouble. Come on....any place else that would be considered middle class.

525 days ago


Now you know why every illegal comes here and pops out babies as rapidly as possible. California has already gone broke paying for Social Services for all these people who have discovered that our government bleeds money for people who don't deserve it. Octo is just working the same scam as all the other welfare whores. IMHO if you have that much time to spend on your back making babies, then you have time to look for a job to support them or to run in to Planned Parenthood and get some FREE condoms so you aren't creating a burden on society with your spawn.

523 days ago


i don't like anything about her, but I really doubt that she would even think of defrading the government, she too stupid for that. I think she's just a dumb a$$. She

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