Bond set in welfare fraud case

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) — A Girard woman was arraigned Friday morning in Trumbull County court on grand theft charges surrounding alleged welfare fraud.

Holly Kahn Webber, 37, was charged with  11 felony count of tampering with evidence and one count of grand theft alleging she falsely received $99,501 in public assistance while she owned and operated a tattoo business.

Kahn Webber posted $5,000 bond and was released.

According to a grand jury indictment, Kahn-Webber received benefits from April of 2007 to May of 2013 while owning and operating Hollywood Ink tatto. Kahn-Webber allegedly defrauded the government by not reporting her business or earnings she received.

A pretrial hearing is set for Oct. 21.

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