Giving thieves turn by turn directions to your house

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - When WINK News Reporter David Bodden bought a used car recently, he noticed something unusual on the onboard GPS system. The former owner's address was still sav..
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Landbroker pleads guilty to six counts of fraud

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Cape Coral realtor Greg Eagle has pleaded guilty to six federal counts of fraud after authorities say he forged documents and cost his investors millions of doll..
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Career criminal task force in Lee County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - You may have heard the term career criminal.  People who seem to live their life in and out of jail.  So if they're career criminals, why do they keep ..
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Settlement reached in death of Nick Christie

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- New details in a WINK News investigation that gained national attention.  It revolves around the death of Nick Christie.  His family filed a civil law..
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A month later and still no help from a local moving company

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A month later and still no word from a local moving company that promised to make things right. After our original story aired, we found out this isn't the first..
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New details in concealed weapons permit investigation

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - When Ken Silver, the owner of The Gun School in Bonita Springs, sent out a letter to local media outlets this summer, he included the logo of the Better Business..
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A concealed weapons permit without the proper training?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Hundreds of your Southwest Florida neighbors are carrying concealed weapons, but they were never trained on how to use a real gun. That's what local firearms exp..
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Preparing for the end: Doomsday Preppers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Living in Florida means always preparing whether it's for hurricanes or brush fires.  After Hurricane Sandy to our north last year, some people were caught ..
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Order early and do your research when it comes to flowers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Valentine's Day is almost here but if you haven't thought about it yet, you're not alone! However, if you're planning on getting flowers for someone you know, yo..
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Call for Action: Predators target social media sites

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Online predators have found another way to prey on your children. If you're a parent, you probably know how popular Instagram has become. But Law Enforcement Gro..
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Call for Action: Local hospital tests ways to kill superbugs

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A local hospital is testing new tools to help fight superbug infections that are known to plague hospitals.Superbug infections are either untreatable because the..
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Call for action exposes mail scams

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Call For Action has two mail scams to alert you about. One is a new scam, that could turn you into a criminal and a victim, the other is a scam that won't go awa..
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Call for Action: Check bank and credit card statements

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you've ever watched TV and saw something advertised you wanted to buy, then picked up the phone, this story is for you.  When you call to order, the oper..
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Call for Action Consumer Alert: Double check your statements

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Con men are finding new ways to make a fortune on credit card holders who don't bother checking their statements. It's a reminder to check your statements and i..
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Call for Action: One mile move hassle

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla - A couple says they hired a company to move them less than a mile and what should have been a simple move, turned into a big hassle.Joyce Wasylik's simple move tur..
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Call for Action Consumer Alert: Beware of money order scams

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Call for Action Consumer Alert tonight: if you find money orders for hundreds of dollars showing up on your doorstep out of the clear blue, throw them out! It'..
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Call for Action: Tax return identity fraud warning

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Crooks aren't just interested in stealing your electronics and jewelry anymore. They're now interested in swiping your important documents too. The lucrative..
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Call for Action Consumer Alert: Who can you trust?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - WINK News Call for Action is uncovering a scam that we've never heard of before.  But we want to make sure you know what to look for so it doesn't happen to..
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Call for Action: All Star Auction pays owed customer

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Megan Wood

Fort Myers, Fla.-- We have an update to a Call for Action we brought to you a couple of weeks ago. A man who was waiting for a check from All Star Auto Auction says he finally got ..
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The one thing you need to know to avoid being scammed

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- You hear about scams almost every night, but the cons still find plenty of victims every year. But there's one thing you can do to keep yourself from becoming a..
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