Being a celebrity or public figure means all eyes are on you. People have to be on top of their finances, their relationship with the tax man, learn not to be shady and keep it real. When they don’t that’s when isht gets exposed. Here are 10 folks accused of fraud.
Joe and Teresa Guidice
The RHONJ couple were popped by one-time for alleged money fraud and currently face 50 years in prison.
Waka Flocka And Deb Antney
Gucci Mane is suing Waka and his mama Deb for fraud, racketeering, and conspiracy. He claims they sabotaged his career and stole money from him for years.
Octomom was busted for welfare fraud after collecting foodstamps despite making $200,000 last year.
Lauryn served three months for tax fraud, but upon her release has kicked off a post-prison tour and seems to be bouncing back.
Apollo was popped recently for bank fraud and identity theft. Authorities said he created fake companies and had an accomplice pretend to be multiple people to open up fake accounts. He is out on a pretrial bond and is facing 30 years.
The “Sisterhood” reality tv star was busted for felony fraud after authorities said she made up a fake tutor company to secure federal funds. They also allege she drafted a letter from a phony bank that authorized a bogus line of credit.
The disgraced former Detroit mayor was sentenced to 28 years for corruption, fraud and extortion.
“America’s Next Top Model” contestant was popped by one-time for fraud, burglary, packing heat and drugs.