Authorities Probing For
Possible Welfare Fraud
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.