'Dance Moms' star accused of bankruptcy fraud, money laundering to 'accept responsibility'

Abby Lee Miller, the star of the reality TV show “Dance Moms” who is already facing federal bankruptcy fraud charges, has now also been charged with money laundering.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Miller brought $120,000 worth of foreign currency into the U.S. from Australia in 2014 without filing a required report for international transportation of currency.

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Miller, who moved to Los Angeles from Penn Hills last year, previously pleaded not guilty to 20 counts against her including bankruptcy fraud, concealment of bankruptcy assets and false declarations.

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Miller is accused of hiding income totaling about $755,000.

In response to the charges, Miller said, "Events over the past several months have been extremely challenging for me, my family, my friends and most important, my students. Because of this I made the very difficult decision to close the door on this chapter of my life by accepting responsibility for mistakes I have made along the way. I appreciate all the wonderful messages of support I've received from around the world and look forward to the future and getting back to my life's work; helping young dancers fulfill their potential," Miller said via an email statement obtained by The Associated Press.

According to WPXI's news exchange partners at TribLIVE, Miller will plead guilty to the fraud and money laundering charges on Monday.

Miller is known for her brash attitude on her hit reality show, in which she often makes young dancers cry.

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