Chinese drywall myth busted

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lou Siebert is living with Chinese drywall and it's taking a toll on him and his wife.  "I feel like we're probably getting to the end of our line with our ..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK investigation uncovers more people being investigated for insurance fraud

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - You have insurance to protect yourself if the worst happens.  But what happens if your insurance company suspects you of bilking the system?  A W..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK investigates how you're getting stuck footing your neighbor's water bill

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

EAST LEE COUNTY, Fla. - If you don't pay your water bill your water gets shut off; but a loophole is allowing some neighborhoods to go years without paying, leaving you stuck with ..
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IT'S YOUR MONEY: The cost of burying the dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Your taxes pay for roads, schools and police.  But did you also know that you're paying to bury the dead?  Tens of thousands of dollars every year are ..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK investigates claims of ''deplorable conditions'' at Tampa VA hospital

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. - A Call for Action investigation into what one soldier's stepfather calls, "deplorable conditions" at the James A. Haley Veterans' hospital in Tampa. WINK News uncover..
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Personal injury fraud on the rise

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Employees of a Fort Myers chiropractor face insurance fraud charges for billing insurance companies for office visits for a man who was actually in jail. Luiz He..
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Fake loan scam

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A licensed medical professional is coming forward to warn the community about a new scam.  He got taken but hopes his story will help others steer clear of ..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK helps put food on family's table

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A woman reaches the end of her rope and turns to WINK NEWS Call for Action for help.  After trying for three months to get help putting food on her table,..
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Man sues Arcadia Police for brutality

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARCADIA, Fla. - A former Arcadia police officer accused of lying on police affidavits is under the microscope again. This time his name is at the center of allegations of police br..
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CALL FOR ACTION responds to unusual request... and recovers a dead body

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A South Carolina woman spends weeks waiting to bury her dead sister, all because of one missing signature. Marci Brado lost her 66 year old sister Maxine Di..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Woman says Wells Fargo sold her dream home and she didn't know it

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A woman's beloved home, sold out from under her by the bank.  It's the third such case uncovered by the WINK NEWS Call for Action team.  And not only d..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Dead daughter foreclosed on

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A woman's daughter is killed. She wants to sell her daughter's home, but says the bank doesn't know what it's doing and bungled the sale. Fed up, she called, "Ca..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Unauthorized cell phone bill charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Living on a fixed income, Marta Millikan looked to her cell phone bill to trim her budget. She dropped to a less costly plan with T-mobile, but her bill actually..
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Cape hires consultant to count cars and evaluate fleet

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral's city manager hires a consultant to fix a problem CALL FOR ACTION first exposed a year ago. We told you how an internal audit into the cape..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Neighbors fight to get 93-year-old woman her money back

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ARCADIA, Fla. - A contracting company is accused of duping a 93-year-old lady.  The woman says they name-dropped a company she had used before to convince her to get roof work..
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Navigating good deals in housing market gets complicated

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - First-time home buyers are taking advantage of what seem like killer deals; but they include terms like pre-foreclosure and short sale.  So what does it..
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Insult to injury after modification mishap

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Bank of America adds insult to injury for a woman who lost her home after she thought she had made a deal with the bank to keep it. Nicole DePuy moved out of her..
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Ten short sales denied; Bank forecloses on home instead of taking cash

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A homeowner gets ten buyers over two years, but still wasn't able to save his home from foreclosure.Lance Dunning didn't want to move from his Cape Coral home bu..
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Call for Action needs your help

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - If you're a people person who loves solving problems, CALL FOR ACTION could use your help! We needs people to work with us to help people in Southwest Florida ge..
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CALL FOR ACTION: WINK helps man get his $217,000 back!

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Call for Action gets $217,000 back for a Fort Myers man.  He lost the money after a bank sold him a home that it wasn't supposed to sell.  Melvin Wrote..
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