Call for Action: Check ends up in wrong hands

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A woman makes a call for action after she felt she was getting the run-around from her bank. She reported that her rent check was cashed by a crook and after t..
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New healthcare law is coming and so are the scams

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The marketplace for the Affordable Care Act opens on Tuesday. But more than half of Americans say they're not sure what's going to happen.Con artists are turning..
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New details about alleged shooter

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - WINK News Call For Action has uncovered new details about the man Sheriff's Deputies say shot and killed Sgt. Michael Wilson last month.Jaroslav Vanko first ..
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Are the upgrades worth the extra money?

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Sometimes it seems like there's never enough legroom on airplanes. The airlines see your cramped frustration as a way to make a few more dollars.It's your money ..
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State opens investigation into Gun School owner

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The owner of a local gun school is under the state's microscope. WINK News Call For Action has exposed the owner and his questionable training methods before. N..
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State opens investigation into Gun School owner

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The owner of a local gun school is under the state's microscope. WINK News Call For Action has exposed the owner and his questionable training methods before. N..
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Saving citrus through genetics

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

CLEWISTON, Fla. - Growers across Florida are worried about a disease ravaging the fields: citrus greening. It's killing citrus trees by the thousands. The disease leaves the fruit ..
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Call For Action: Scooter Store technicians fix chair

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - Joe Haberkern was literally stuck with nowhere to go, so he turned to WINK News Call For Action. It was just in time. We introduced you to Haberkern last month when ..
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Telemarketers top state's list of complaints

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In August, nearly 12,000 people were fed up with telemarketers and joined the Florida Do Not Call List. There are more than half a million phone numbers on the l..
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Attorney General's office investigating local company

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - State Authorities have now opened up an investigation into Service Star Enterprise, Inc. WINK News Call For Action has exposed the local air-conditioning company..
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How to comparison shop when for hospitals

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- If you need to get a cervical spinal fusion you can head to Lee Memorial Hospital where the average cost for that procedure is $61,000. At Naples Community Heal..
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Nationwide Pools leaves some customers drained

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- If you're thinking about cooling off in a brand new swimming pool...watch closely. We tracked hundreds of complaints against Nationwide Pools, from here at home a..
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Testing mileage claims

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - When you're shopping for a new car, the window sticker says how many miles per gallon you can expect to get. Those numbers are an estimate based on tests develop..
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Local company fined for violating Do Not Call

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you hate those annoying, unsolicited phone calls, then you're in luck. Because the state of Florida takes your complaints seriously.Aside from the national Do..
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Consumer Reports looks into ink guzzling printers

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - You may not realize it, but printer ink is one of the most expensive liquids you can buy.  In fact, ounce-for-ounce, it can cost more tha..
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Local family taken to the ground by security guards

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It started because of a room key and it ended with broken bones. Now a local family is taking a major casino to court.The Binns family, Renee, John and their 17-..
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Major changes coming to detergent pods

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Laundry detergent pods are a convenient way to do your laundry. No guesswork or measuring!  But as WINK News Call For Action and Consumer Reports have been ..
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Ransomware virus hitting computers across SWFL

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Your computer is locked and a message pops up. Not only is the government watching you, but it knows you did something illegal! Only, the message isn't fro..
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Obama admin delays major requirement of health law

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it's delaying a major part of the president's health care overhaul law, the requirement that medium and large companies offer covera..
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Algenol explains why it's looking elsewhere to expand

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You gave them $10 million to build a lab and create 60 high-paying jobs. Lee County Commissioners that gave Algenol the money, figured it was an investment in th..
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