Free grant was scam too good to be true
When Kathie Borg heard the pre-recorded voice on her phone, her instincts to hang up didn't kick in.
She punched the phone button for the number to speak to a representative. She truly believed she and her business partner Leo Hensel were being thrown a lifeline.
The offer? Free grants to small businesses.
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