Suleman may also be facing losing custody of her 14 children over the welfare fraud charge.
Nadya, 38, applied for public assistance while concealing earnings she made.
The District Attorney’s office stated, “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”.
Nadya was reportedly receiving $2,800 a month in welfare at one point, all while enjoying being pampered at the nail salon.
Octomom now faces a possible five years in jail, which would also mean losing custody of her 14 children.
There have been reports over the past year that Nadya was unable to care for her children. In December, she was close to being evicted from the rundown property where she lives with her 10 sons and four daughters.
Nadya Suleman will be arraigned Friday in Los Angeles, with prosecutors expected to ask for bail to be set at $25,000.
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