Why Q'orianka Kilcher is being prosecuted for fraud

The Yellowstone star Q'orianka Kilcher is currently facing legal trouble 

after being charged with workers' compensation fraud.

charged with fraud on May 27, 2022.

After pleading not guilty to the charges 

she is scheduled to appear in court on August 7, 2022

Los Angeles County Superior Court records indicate Kilcher received $96,838 

in benefits between October 2019 and September 2021 due to 

injuries she sustained during the filming of 2019's Dora and the Lost City of Gold.

According to Kilcher, she was unable to work after suffering  

her injuries and had declined a number of positions as a result.

The investigation revealed, however, that she had begun filming scenes

for the Paramount series, Yellowstone, between July and October 2019,  

during the same period she was receiving benefits.