Kia Hamster Reportedly Committed Disability Fraud

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Leroy Barnes of Los Angeles, who plays a dancing hamster in the popular Kia commercials, has been accused of committing Social Security Disability fraud. According to ABC News, Barnes claimed $51,000 in disability benefits after a production set ceiling fell on him in 2010.

Actor Allegedly Committed Disability Fraud Before Commercial Fame

After working and appearing in a recent Kia commercial, Barnes was accused of fraudulently collecting disability payments from the SSA. Barnes faces six years behind bars for his alleged crime and nearly $75,000 in restitution payments if he is convicted.