Call For Action: Scooter Store technicians fix chair

Updated 1 years 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 1 years 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 1 years 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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The gym that trims wallets instead of waistlines

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dawn Hayner has been getting quite a workout recently, but not what you would expect. She canceled her gym membership, yet her wallet keeps getting skinnier."It ..
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The skinny on fitness video games

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Playing video games used to be a pretty lazy pastime, but motion gaming changed all that. Now there are games specifically designed to actually help you get in s..
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Scammers using Yellow Pages on targets

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The name "Yellow Pages" and the iconic walking fingers logo are not copyright or trademark protected.Which means scam artists can easily use the Yellow Pages nam..
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Be wary of unscrupulous movers

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lauren Richeson is settled in her new apartment now, but for months a moving company held her belongings hostage. Even though she paid the total moving cost agre..
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Your credit score can vary from bank to bank

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Mark Nagy hoped to refinance his mortgage. He paid almost $200  to the credit bureau Experian, so he could monitor his credit score regularly. When his scor..
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Be leery of debt settlement groups

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Millions of Americans are struggling with debt and turn to debt settlement groups for help. But WINK News Call For Action has a warning for consumers."Basically,..
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Watch out for scam artists targetting your timeshare

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - WINK News Call For Action uncovers scams in almost every industry. The latest alert shows scammers are targetting timeshares."It's awful… just awful," sai..
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