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Octomom Charged With Welfare Fraud

Nadya Suleman (second woman from the left) with her large family and helpers (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)
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The L.A. County district attorney's office has charged Octomom with welfare fraud.

The prosecutors charged 38-year-old Nadya Suleman (who notoriously made headlines after giving birth to octuplets in 2009) with one count of aid by misrepresentation and two counts of perjury by false application for aid on Jan. 6, according to a statement. The complaint alleges Suleman failed to report $30,000 in earnings from "personal appearances and residuals from videos" from Jan. 1, 2013 to June 30, 2013.

And by videos, they could very well be talking about her "OctoMILF" guide on masturbation.

Suleman, who has a total of 14 children, has had her shares of financial troubles before she applied for welfare in Lancaster in Jan. 2013. Folks were pissed about her getting public aid and even sent her death threats about it. She filed for bankruptcy back in April 2012 and resorted to starring in pornos to stripping and rapping to make ends meet.

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If Octomom's convicted, she can face up to five years and eight months in custody. She'll be arraigned on Friday in a downtown courtroom and prosecutors are expected to ask for a $25,000 bail, according to CBS Los Angeles.

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