Group claims to have printed 3D gun using printer

Updated 2 yearss 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 2 yearss 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 2 yearss 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 2 yearss 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 2 yearss 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 2 yearss 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 2 yearss 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 2 yearss 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 2 yearss 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 2 yearss 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 2 yearss 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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3D Printing technology used to help local inventors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- If you've never heard of 3D printing, you won't believe what it can actually do.  What if we told you, you could actually make a cell phone case with a pri..
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Cell phone users complain of spam text messages in Lee Co.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Fraud Line has received dozens of complaints in the last week from residents who have received spam text messages, also kn..
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Call For Action exposes a government run growhouse

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's your money and you won't believe what we've uncovered, you're paying for pot.The federal government tells us marijuana is a dangerous drug that has no medic..
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Call for Action Alert: Tips to know a scam is in your inbox

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Whether it comes to your mailbox, your phone or your email inbox, a scam is most likely on its way to you soon.  There's no good way to prevent them from c..
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Retailers recall potentially dangerous magnet sets

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

WASHINGTON (AP) - Six retailers have agreed to a voluntary recall of a brand of potentially dangerous high-powered magnet sets after the manufacturer refused to participate. &..
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Officials debate Everglades restoration bill

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It was sold as a victory for the Everglades, but one local official says tax payers are getting ripped off. "It's a hoax, it's a tremendous assault and an affron..
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Call for Action: Forced flood insurance battle

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A local couple makes a Call for Action after battling two banks for six months over forced flood insurance. The problem? One bank forced flood insurance on their..
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New twist in a familiar crime

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - WINK News Call For Action often warns you about people stealing your identity, even people you think you can trust. But there's a new twist in a familiar crime.A..
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Consumer Alert: Funeral expenses scam crossing the country

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Call for Action has uncovered a funeral scam that is crossing the country. The scam has the potential to catch you when you're most vulnerable.  This funera..
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