Octomom Pleads Not Guilty to Welfare Fraud

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Octomom" Nadya Suleman has pleaded not guilty to a fourth count of welfare fraud.

The single mother of octuplets and six other children appeared briefly for arraignment Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.

The court scheduled the next hearing in the case for April 16.

The latest count alleges Suleman wrongly collected an additional $10,000 in benefits from the state.

She previously pleaded not guilty to three counts of welfare fraud stemming from an alleged failure to disclose about $30,000 in earnings from videos and personal appearances when she applied for aid last year.

Although the charges carry potential time behind bars, the prosecutor has said efforts would be made to reach a deal to avoid that.

Suleman gave birth to her octuplets in 2009


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 249500411 - kolotv.com/a?a=249500411
Gray Television, Inc.