Big Freedia gets 3 years probation for Section 8 theft
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Big Freedia aka Freddie Ross Jr.

via WGNO:

NEW ORLEANS -- (WGNO) -- The Queen of Bounce was sentenced to three years of probation for stealing from the government.

Freedia, whose real name is Freddie Ross Jr., pleaded guilty to theft of government funds in March.

According to court documents, Freedia applied for Section 8 benefits in March 2009, listing his monthly income between $100 and $1,000. He was accepted into the program and began receiving about $521 per month for rent. Freedia fraudulently received about $35,000 worth of housing vouchers from 2010-2014.

FULL STORY: Big Freedia gets 3 years probation for Section 8 theft - WGNO

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