Consumer Alert: Losing it all in a Ponzi scheme

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - They come in many shapes and sizes but Ponzi schemes have one thing in common:  The investors are almost always the big loser.  A man lost everything i..
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Avoiding holiday scams

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's the season for giving. And for scam artists, the season for taking. Their most frequent target is the elderly."Scammers are often using the holidays as a ba..
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Call for Action: Double checking charities before you donate

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's the time of year many want to give rather than receive.  It's also the time of year some people are looking to take advantage of you.  If you're p..
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Call for Action: Watch statements for transaction holds

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With Christmas a week from Tuesday, you may still be buying those last minute gifts. But if you're not checking your credit card and bank statements, you'll want..
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Call for Action Alert:LLC con stealing from small businesses

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -  A warning has been issued for business owners. A new con is stealing millions of dollars. It's happening to thousands of small business owners through a le..
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Government agencies sell old equipment

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's your money and local government agencies are making a little extra on the side. When it comes time to get rid of old equipment agencies use some of the sam..
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Shopping cart clutter upsetting Cape Coral neighborhood

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - We're used to seeing shopping carts in parking lots. But what about scattered about and shoved into bushes? That's what someone is doing in a south Cape Cor..
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Call for Action Alert: Shopping spree smackdown

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- During the holiday season and every other time of the year, there are identity thieves who would love to use your name to get a few credit cards and go on a shopp..
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Ford flagged for mileage discrepancy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Consumer Reports) - An American automaker is responding to claims its mileage estimates on two popular models may be overestimated. Consumer Reports says its real..
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Call for Action: Excedrin going back on store shelves

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Good news for headache suffers who rely on Excedrin.  The popular migraine medicine is making it's way back to store shelves.  People were paying upwa..
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Passengers could be eligible for TSA fee refund

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- These days it's impossible to board a flight without first going to the TSA security line.  Agents scan you and your carry on luggage before you can go to ..
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'Python Ban' bill up for discussion on Capitol Hill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A follow up to a story we've been talking about for years now, Florida's python problem in the Everglades.  Law makers on Capitol Hill held a hearing on Thu..
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Make sure to shop safe online

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - As you wrap up your Black Friday shopping, maybe you're planning to do some of it online, taking part in Cyber Monday.  But buyer beware as you head onto th..
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Call For Action test data logging devices

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Your car is tracking your every move, and it might just save you some money. WINK News Call For Action first showed you what your car knows about you. But now we..
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Call for Action: Walls of mold replaced at Audubon Cove

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's been three weeks since WINK News told you about management at a south Fort Myers apartment complex finally admitting they had a mold issue.  Audubon Co..
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WINK News goes python hunting inside the Everglades

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Florida Everglades is home to all types of unique, native animals.  Alligators, birds, fish and snakes.  But one type of snake in particula..
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Real solutions to end texting and driving

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Walls

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - It's been called an epidemic from some of the top officials in the country. We all know the danger of texting while driving, but how do we stop our kids from doi..
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Call for Action: Check what you click before you ship

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A warning to check what you click before you ship.  As people start mailing holiday packages, scammers are sending fake e-mails, pretending to be from the U..
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Call for Action Alert on scam in area

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - A scam is preying on job seekers in Southwest Florida. A WINK News viewer alerted us to the scam, which luckily she didn't fall victim.It started with a sear..
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Call for Action: Free plane ticket offer too good to be true

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. - A company that some could think represents an airline company is setting up a so-called travel club.  They offer you all sorts of deals if you come to a pr..
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