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WINK News anchor fights to clear name after ID theft

Updated 3 hours ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the country. As WINK News anchor Cayle Thompson learned, anybody can become a victim.
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Woman out $17,000 after company files her taxes incorrectly

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Call For Action helped woman get back thousands of dollars, after company filed her taxes incorrectly.
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Laser strikes: "A real threat to aviation safety"

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

In the last few years, reports of laser strikes have gone up at alarming levels around the country and right here in southwest Florida.
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Consumer Report: How to find the best freebies

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

If you think there is no such thing as a free lunch, think again. WINK News found the best ways to hunt down a 'freebie.'
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Customer: Mail delivery stops because carrier can't U-turn

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

An Arcadia man claimed his mail has ceased for several days in the last two months because the postal deliverer refused to U-turn in his driveway.
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Consumer Alert: New tool that fixes clogged drains

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Consumer Reports has tested a mechanical tool that fixes clogged drains affordably and without using harmful chemicals.
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Consumer Alert: Laundry detergent pods could be dangerous

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Consumer Reports found there have been more than 20,000 calls to poison control centers since the laundry detergent pods became mainstream in 2012.
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The answer to payment security may be in a 'token'

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Tokenization is a practice where a random number or barcode replaces a credit card number in order to protect a person's card information.
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Tow truck dumps woman in empty parking for better call

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

A Cape Coral towing service is being investigated for 'double dipping' on calls after it dropped a woman in a Publix parking lot to respond to a higher paying call for service.
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Consumer Alert: What your phone's apps are tracking

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Your smartphone's apps may be tracking your location, contacts and other personal information.
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