Niles tattoo parlor owner ordered to pay back welfare benefits

A business owner in Nile, Ohio was ordered to pay back welfare benefits she received.

NILES, Ohio (WKBN) – A Niles woman has to pay back $99,000 to the state in welfare benefits for concealing income she earned while running a tattoo parlor.

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. She also received probation as part of her sentencing.

According to her original indictment, she received more than $99,000 of state cash, food assistance and medical benefits between April of 2007 and May of 2013.

Prosecutors said she signed documents twice a year claiming she had no income.

She pleaded guilty June 1 to seven counts of tampering with records.

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