Experts warn of deceptive mortgage offers

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - They arrive in the mail all the time and keep popping up on your computer screen -- home refinancing ads that promise rock-bottom mortgage rat..
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Experts warn of deceptive mortgage offers

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - They arrive in the mail all the time and keep popping up on your computer screen -- home refinancing ads that promise rock-bottom mortgage rat..
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Tips to securing your smartphone

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - If you store sensitive information on your smart phone, losing track of it could spell disaster. A just-released survey by Consumer Reports pr..
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The cost of 'free' apps may be your identity

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Call for Action investigation uncovers the cost you may really be paying for downloading "free" apps. When you sign up for deals online or for an app, you're u..
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Backyard beekeeping grows in popularity

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - You might not believe what is going on in your neighbor's backyard. More people in Southwest Florida are raising bees and we uncovered that it's now easier t..
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Call for Action Alert: New twist in working from home scams

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A new twist targeting people who work from home is getting more popular. WINK News Call for Action found out getting involved could cost you more than money."Mos..
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Call for Action: Investigating rust on stainless appliances

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A North Fort Myers man makes a Call for Action after he says one of his high-end stainless steel appliances started to rust.Navy veteran Gary Davis admits:..
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Eyelash enhancement hazards

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - Women have been looking for ways to darken and thicken their eyelashes since the days of Cleopatra. In the spotlight these days, you can see s..
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Man-made fish pending FDA approval

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Your next fish dinner could come fresh from the lab. You won't find it in the ocean, but you could find it in your supermarket if the FDA approves it. And you'l..
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Group claims to have printed 3D gun using printer

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- An update to a story you first saw on WINK News.  Last week we showed you how 3D printing could revolutionize the way people make firearms.  Now a gro..
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Stoping Scam Texts

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Walls

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Congratulations you've won!!! Your prize is an unlimited amount of spam and fraud. Scammers are now targetting your cellphone. It's called "phishing" where the ..
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Call for Action Alert: Computer scammers hacking in

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Call for Action Alert:  Watch your wallet.  Scammers are offering to fix your computer problems but in reality you end up even bigger problems. ..
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Tests reveal most ground turkey contaminated with bacteria

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - Trying to serve up healthy meals?  More and more people are opting for ground turkey instead of beef.    Ground turkey can be ..
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Investigation reveals pricing disparities on generic drugs

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - Atorvastatin, the generic for Lipitor, is now widely prescribed to combat high cholesterol.  Consumer Reports checked out prices of atorv..
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Call for Action: Prescription sticker shock

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Call for Action investigation reveals you could be paying more for a generic version of a drug, if you don't know to ask the right questions."I have been havin..
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Bacteria in ground turkey

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Amber Lee

Consumer Reports says ground turkey can be a breeding ground for bacteria.  They say it can lead to infections that are more resistant to antibiotics which make them harder to..
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Call for Action Investigation: The dangers of 'Molly'

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A Call for Action investigation that has been months in the making.  WINK News is looking into a popular street drug already making its way around southwes..
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A new twist on a familiar scam

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Win a $500 gas card just by paying $79.95. It sounds like a scam and it is.Postal inspectors discovered this one online while looking for scams that pose a risk ..
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Call for Action Alert: Scam targets pet lovers

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Call for Action uncovers a scam targeting pet lovers. As we found out, thousands of people were duped.People and their pets. It's a special bond. So a business o..
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Making untraceable gun parts using 3D printers

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Something you've got to see to believe.  Making part for a gun with your home computer.  Literally printing them and creating an untraceable gun you c..
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