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logo-lacodistrictattorney[District Atty] – The woman known as Octomom was charged today with an additional welfare fraud count after she received nearly $10,000 in MediCal benefits she wasn’t entitled to, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

An amended felony complaint was filed against Nadya Suleman, whose real name is Natalie Denise Suleman (dob 7/11/75), with an additional count of aid by misrepresentation. She was previously charged in case BA418806 with one count of aid by misrepresentation and two counts of perjury by false application for aid.

Suleman will face arraignment on the amended complaint during her next court appearance scheduled for March 11 at 9 a.m. in Department 50 of the Foltz Criminal Justice Center.

Deputy District Attorney William Clark with the Public Assistance Fraud Division is prosecuting the case.

Suleman, who gained notoriety by giving birth to octuplets, filed for public assistance in Lancaster in January 2013, according to the complaint. While applying for public aid, the mother of 14 children allegedly failed to disclose that she was also getting checks for personal appearances and residuals from videos.

She allegedly failed to report the extra income she earned between Jan. 1, 2013, and June 30, 2013. With the latest count, the amount of restitution sought from Suleman is now $26,286.29. If convicted of all four counts, Suleman faces up to six years, four months in jail.

The case was investigated by the Department of Public Social Services and the California Department of Health Care Services.

 

 

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9 Comments

  1. People like this just SUCK the $$$ out of public assistance. Unmarried, 14 children by age 33. No job. Welfare fraud. Makes me sick. I guess my parents raised me different, with ethics and morals. I was raised knowing that I have to earn my way. No hand-outs and no stealing.

  2. PLUR4L says:

    Why not find out why she received a sum total of $995 from charity in 2012 to pay her power bill?

    Why not investigate Worker’s Compensation fraud? She collected the entire time she had all 7 of her pregnancies. From the first pregnancy until the octuplets.

  3. 8 kids at once is a litter! She had 6 at the time she birthed 8 more. Sick!

  4. I don’t know how she can do it? The stress level must be high. Filling out forms correctly and timely would not be a priority!

  5. I don’t know how she can do it? The stress level must be high. Filling out forms correctly and timely would not be a priority!

  6. she can’t “get a job” .. the only job she’ll be getting is making license plates

  7. They should get the doctor who fertilized her to pay child support

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