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Octomom

Charged with Felony Welfare Fraud

1/13/2014 12:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Octomom has just been charged with 3 felony counts of welfare fraud and now faces more than 5 years in prison if convicted on all counts, TMZ has learned.

The L.A. County District Attorney's Office filed the charges, including 1 count of aid by misrepresentation, and 2 counts of perjury by false application for aid. The D.A. claims Octomom -- real name Nadya Suleman -- failed to report nearly $30,000 in earnings between January 1-June 30, 2013.

Octo is accused of failing to disclose income between January and June of 2013 -- specifically, money that she got from personal appearances and residuals from videos.  TMZ knows ... the video in question is a masturbation video.

The D.A. is asking the judge to set bail at $25,000.

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121.

Judge Judy Mathis    

put her on house arrest!! worst punishment ever!!

220 days ago
122.

Lady's thoughts    

Where is the milk of human kindness?

220 days ago
123.

George    

Why has it taken this long? She's been milking the system this whole time. She sets a horrible example for our young women who think that getting pregnant, and on to a reality show, is the easiest way to fame and riches.
Rot in jail, bimbo.

220 days ago
124.

chicagokittykat22    

About time, why should the tax payers be responaible for her 8 kids

220 days ago
125.

Lady's thoughts    

Where is the milk of human kindness?

220 days ago
126.

cokeandpilates    

Wasn't she on welfare before she had octuplets? Seriously, if she put half the effort she's put into milking the sysem into earning a legitimate income, no one would even blink at the number of kids she has. Instead, she is a fame whore who is looking at 5 years in jail. Her kids end up in the foster system and the taxpayers are still supporting them. She's obviously mentally unstable and why she didn't sue her fertility doctor for malpractice is beyond me. He implanted her with like the Guiness World Record number of embryos and he had to know a) she is unstable b) no visible means of support and c) single mother. The whole thing is just sick

220 days ago
127.

teresa    

She deserves what she gets, FOR SURE! But...what about all the illegals who are collecting, uh, no, SUCKING the system dry?

220 days ago
128.

Aarin    

Anyone dumb enough to have 6 kids (2disabled) with no job who then tries again for "one" more. Yet has half a dozen embryos implanted doesn't need to care for children. You can tell she is so ****ed up just watching her in videos and the dead look in the older children's eyes is enough proof.

220 days ago
129.

Yomama     

Bless all you people, god is the only one who can judge. Humanity has lost all feelings towards each other. Who knows what she is going through.

220 days ago
130.

vinyl    

I don't know about LA County, but in NYC it costs approximately $167.731 to house one inmate for a year. Almost as expensive as an Ivy League education!

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/09/30/nyc-cost-per-inmate-almost-equals-ivy-league-education-expenses-tied-to-rikers/

And the cost of foster care for 14 kids? Astronomical. Unfortunately, foster care is not always a positive experience for kids.

So while I think she should be held accountable for her cheating actions, it certainly won't save the taxpayers any money to send her to prison. It will cost far, far more. What is the right resolution? I don't know.

220 days ago
131.

jdigity    

I would still suck a fart out of this chick

220 days ago
132.

Boo    

She is a disquesting human being and does not deserve the attention she is getting. She is a slut partronizing her children to get fame. What happened to the fertility doctor who impregnated her. I hope he is in jail, or better yet...his millions from his practice can pay for the kids!

220 days ago
133.

Diamond Goddess!    

Finally!
Lols.
(At least she was trying to earn some $$$.)

220 days ago
134.

MaryMRevis    

This Octonut/trash/stank should be placed in solitary, allowed out to work (NON PAID) cleaning *beepy* toilets, smelly filthy trash cans, public restrooms and rest stops..AND sewer drains! All the while, being monitored by two big, burly Bertha police officers, to ensure the *beep* doesn't try to escape. The mental moron also needs to be STERILIZED and forced to repay very dollar/cent she scammed for and those children ALL taken away from her ass.

220 days ago
135.

dave    

well, mayb Bush will help her fake her death in jail and let her family keep all the proceeds, like he did for Kenny Lay.

220 days ago
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