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Big Freedia Pleads Guilty to Government Fraud

This week, Big Freedia, the rapper featured on Beyonce's "Formation," pleaded guilty to receiving government housing assistance from 2010 to 2014 even though she was no longer eligible. She currently faces a maximum sentence of ten years in prison.

Big Freedia, the New Orleans "Queen of Bounce," pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to theft of government funds after fraudulently receiving over $34,000 in Section 8 low-income housing vouchers between 2010 and 2014.

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