PHILADELPHIA (WTXF/AP) - MORE: Mom spends thousands to bring Dubai to Philly for son's lavish prom send-off
Shuler has been charged with six counts of wire fraud, one count of theft of government funds and two counts of social security fraud.
If convicted, Shuler faces a maximum sentence of 140 years' incarceration, a period of supervised release and full restitution to the government.
Shuler went viral in 2017 after throwing an expensive Dubai-themed prom sendoff for her son that featured live animals, exotic cars and three tons of sand.
This past winter, Shuler also hosted a holiday-themed block party where hundreds of people showed up to get in the holiday spirit.
In 2018, Shuler threw a "Black Panther"-themed prom send-off with an actual panther for neighborhood kids. She said the party cost was in the six figures.