Sherwin-Williams product under voluntary recall

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A Call for Action alert for a Sherwin-Williams product you might use in your home.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary re..
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Price gouging laws go into effect during state of emergency

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - People stocking up on essentials like food and gasoline are already starting to complain about price gouging. So what is considered price gouging and is it illeg..
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Tips on hiring a contractor after storm damage

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A warning tonight for homeowners: if you get any damage from Tropical Storm Isaac, be careful who you hire to fix it! After every storm unlicensed workers show u..
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Call for Action: Jury summons scam in Lee County

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Most of us dread the idea of jury duty but it is our civic duty.  A warning about a hoax that may have you headed for the courthouse when you don't have to..
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Medicare: Fact and Fiction

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Both Presidential candidates say that its the other guy who hurts Medicare the most.Governor Romney's basic claim is that the President's is putting Medicare at ..
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Call for Action: Zeek Rewards shut down

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A warning if you've ever used Zeek Rewards, an online penny auction site.  The Securities and Exchange Commission shut the company down, calling it a massive..
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CFA: Social media helping solve crime in southwest Florida

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A WINK News investigation discovers a crime fighting tool in town and it's helping to protect you.  Call for Action Investigator Genevieve Judge found out h..
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Is the EarlyBird worth it?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. - It seems like airlines are charging extra for everything these days. Want to check a bag? Want an aisle seat? That's all going to cost you. But what about paying ..
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Bank fees rising

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Spending your own money is getting more expensive, as free checking is harder to come by. A new survey from MoneyRates.Com finds banks are hiking monthly costs, ..
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Western Union cracking down on international scammers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: David Bodden

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Western Union has set a money transfer limit of $400 in a northern Jamaican parish that is the hotbed for a multimillion-dollar lottery scam that targets m..
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Former Det. says counter-terrorism course not biased

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Several Muslim groups are challenging a Cape Coral man's counter-terrorism course that's being taught to Florida police, calling the teachings discriminatory and..
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Businesses buying banners, beware: Verify before paying

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A WINK News Call for Action investigation uncovers a business still targeting our community, preying on people's good will. In May we first told you about Varsit..
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New rules to protect mortgage borrowers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Unexpected costs and shoddy service from your mortgage service company could be a thing of the past under new proposed rules from a national consumer watchdog gr..
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Call for Action: Safeguarding your banking information

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The arrest total in a scam involving the Lee County School District is up to 35.  The scam involved cashing fake school district payroll checks at Wal-Mart ..
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Who will be Romney's running mate? Check Wikipedia

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The best kept secret in Washington may be found by going to Wikipedia. When presumed Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney names his running mate in the ..
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Call For Action finds serious problems with FCAT

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- When your kid takes the FCAT you assume the tests are scientifically sound. But a WINK News Call For Action Investigation finds you might need to think again."I..
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Call for Action Update: Charter Bus R Us checks bounced

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - New details to a Call for Action Investigation from Monday night. WINK News told you about a bus company that stiffed a group of Ave Maria students who paid ..
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Call for Action: Charter Bus R Us scamming students in MD

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Call for Action is tracking down a charter bus company that took $18,000 from Ave Maria University, this time in Virginia. WINK News has uncovered the company Ch..
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Medical debts your responsibility, bill or not

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

NAPLES, Fla. - One of the most persistent questions our Call for Action team gets is about medical bills that come months or years after treatment. We just got one from a WINK view..
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Investigation finds taxpayers paid an extra $170 Million

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Conservation 2020 added 309 acres to the Alva Scrub Preserve last month. The preserve in East Lee County contains a wide array of plant life. It cost taxpayers $..
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