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Kathie Borg reviews the slick package of paperwork she was faxed by a company calling itself National Financial Advisors Inc. The Enterprise could not find any evidence of incorporation. The company has been targeted by Web sites as a scam. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Park Rapids business owner finds free grant was scam too good to be true

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PARK RAPIDS - When Kathie Borg heard the pre-recorded voice on her phone, her instincts to hang up didn't kick in.

She listened.


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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