Counterfeit airbags called extremely dangerous

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Thousands of drivers may be putting themselves at risk with counterfeit airbags. Government tests found these airbags did not inflate properly or failed to infla..
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Call for Action volunteers working for you

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The phone lines are open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and WINK News Call for Action volunteers are ready to help you.In the last six weeks, volunteers have g..
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Call for Action: How to stop robocalls

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Almost all telemarketing robocalls are illegal, yet they keep calling! The problem is so big that next week, the Federal Trade Commission is going to host a summ..
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Follow the money: Amendment 4

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Your vote this November could dramatically help boost Florida real estate sales. Realtors are taking notice by shelling out millions to influence your vote.Every..
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Providing tourists with a translation saves us money

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A volunteer program in Lee County is not only saving us all money, but it's helping to bring in the money as well! We spoke to international airports throughout ..
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Call for Action: Visual voicemail e-mail scam

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A WINK News Call for Action alert.  Keep a careful eye on your work e-mail.  The Better Business Bureau is warning about visual voicemail e-mails that..
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Are your private messages going public?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Rumors of a Facebook privacy breach have users all over the world worried about their private messages going public.The rumor coincides with the social networks ..
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Following the money in the Nelson Vs. Mack Senate Race

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The ads have been running for months, but where is the money coming from?Every Friday, from now until Election Day, WINK News Call For Action is following the mo..
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Rental companies renting out recalled cars

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge


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Drone demand could be big boost to economy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

NAPLES, Fla. - Within the next decade unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAV's, are expected to bring in $89 billion worldwide and the U.S. is expected to dominate an estimated 62 percen..
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Call For Action alert: Giving your electronics a clean sweep

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In today's digital world, our computers have our names, bank accounts, and even credit card information. Each year, an estimated 30 million computers and 120 mil..
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Drones aren't just for military operations anymore

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

NAPLES, Fla. - When you hear the word "drone" do you think military operation or local business? We discovered drones aren't just flying over Iraq and Afghanistan, they're flying o..
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Call for Action: Stopping a stalker

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's a story you hear about all too often.  A woman asks a judge for protection from a stalker but in some cases, the judge says there is nothing he can do..
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Call For Action investigates the ATM tax

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Is there a tax every time you use the ATM? That's the claim made in the latest hoax circulating the internet.Viewers asked Call For Action to look into this afte..
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What your car knows about you

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Big Brother is calling shotgun. Every time you start your car it's tracking your every move.It's all because of a tiny computer you've probably never noticed. Th..
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Who are the 47 percent?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney isn't backing off his controversial comments about Americans who don't pay federal income tax. In a secretly recorded..
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Protecting your identity with a credit freeze

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Identity theft is a booming business so what can you do to protect yourself? We take a look at something called a credit freeze to see if it's worth the extra co..
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QE3 explained

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's your money and the Federal Reserve will pump billions of it to once again try to stimulate the economy. But what exactly is QE3? And Will it work?Let's firs..
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Investigating bank dictated insurance

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Ryan Kruger

NAPLES, Fla. - You could be overpaying for home insurance by thousands of dollars. Call For Action investigates the practice of "force-placed insurance" where banks and mortgage ho..
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Consumer Reports investigates America's worst scams

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cayle Thompson

Susan Feinberg was stunned to learn criminals had raided her home-equity line of credit by pretending to be her."We discovered they had cashed checks for $17,000," Feinberg said.Sh..
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