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Charged with Felony Welfare Fraud

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

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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Judge Judy Mathis    

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

247 days ago

Lady's thoughts    

Where is the milk of human kindness?

247 days ago


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.

247 days ago


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

247 days ago

Lady's thoughts    

Where is the milk of human kindness?

247 days ago


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

247 days ago


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

247 days ago


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.

247 days ago


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.

247 days ago


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!

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.

247 days ago


I would still suck a fart out of this chick

247 days ago


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!

247 days ago

Diamond Goddess!    

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

247 days ago


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.

247 days ago


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.

247 days ago
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