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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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a more appropriate - in my opinion should be octo tramp

581 days ago


octotramp not actomom

581 days ago


The doctor that helped her get all the kids should support all of them and her.

581 days ago


Weirdo........Weasel. Lock her fat ass up.

581 days ago

BB not bb    

People ask why is Nadia so hated? Maybe it is what she represents. She is being crushed by the greed machine that drives America, while she in turn is being the most giving of people, devoting her life to 14 children.

I think that annoys the hell out of people who think life is about getting a flashier car and a fancier lifestyle. She is putting others first, above her own comfort and welfare, in an act of selflessness. There is no political agenda involved of trying to save the world or push a religion or anything else.

I heard her say that she was trying to save as many of the embryos as poosible when she had them all implanted. She shouldn't have gotten inovleved with the frankenscience to begin with, but now that the kids are here, she is focussing on them.

581 days ago


She seems a TOTAL waste of space to me. If she thinks that the way she is making money with her lewd antics is good for ALL those kids then she needs what little brain she has tested. She should keep her legs closed and her eyes OPEN for a better way to live.

581 days ago


She should have went to jail a long time ago! She is so repulsive! I can't believe that anyone would want to see her strip or star in a porn movie after popping out 14 kids and having everything nipped and tucked. I rather see Frankenstein naked!! She's just a disgrace!

581 days ago


Wjat took so long? Still would like to know how and why this piece of garbage is allowed to keep these children?

581 days ago


the truth is 200 hundr thou is poverty level when u have 15 people being supported under it...

581 days ago


????? $$$119,000$$$?????


IS this a joke?!?!?!

581 days ago


THEY WON'T DO A DAMN THING TO HER! If they put her in jail then the State has to take custody of the 14 kids and PAY for their care. The State is BROKE and doesn't want to take on that financial burden. They will find every excuse NOT to put her in jail because of this.

581 days ago


What gets me is that she can even collect welfare making over 100 grand. That demonstrates the absurdity of CA laws on handing out taxpayer money right and left. It's no wonder all the taxpayers are leaving while all the tax leeches are moving into the state. Of the 50 states, CA has one third of the welfare recipients with only one eighth of the population. See a problem?

581 days ago


Those that cry for her to be locked up, please consider what the cost for her prison time, the cost of having 14 kids in the system as ...ward's of the state ? Do the ends justify the means ?...Pay back the benefits you were not entitled to, and go take care of your's not their fault she is their mom.

581 days ago

There's a problem here    

At least half of her medically impregnated spawn are on disability too, so there's additional income because I'm sure all those $$ don't get spent on the kids they are meant for.

581 days ago


Almost everyone in Alabama qualifies for welfare based on the California model. And they think we're backwards in Dixie. What the hell is wrong with you people out there ? No wonder you asses are broke.

581 days ago
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