CALL FOR ACTION: Bogus health insurance policies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Florida's Department of Financial Services has issued a warning about a bogus insurance policy sold to Floridians. Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink estimates 18..
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WINK News exclusive: Cape residents unable to get their mail for months

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Carlos Suarez

CAPE CORAL, Fla - Frances Diaz is livid and upset at the mission she has to go through to get her mail. "I can't keep up with the bills, I can't budget myself, I can't keep track o..
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Loan modification mishap update: Bank of America responds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - An update in our ongoing investigation into loan modifications and an error by Bank of America that left a Cape Coral woman homeless.  After we ran that sto..
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More BOA Mishaps

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Call for Action is working to uncover the truth behind a recent loan modification mishap involving Bank of America.  We told you about Cape Coral single mom..
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Cape Coral woman homeless after loan modification miscommunication

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Cape Coral woman and her daughter are homeless despite their efforts to save their house through the president's "Making Homes Affordable" program.  Now s..
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Short sales slip-ups

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

FORT MYERS, Fla--Troubled homeowners use it to get out of their mortgage without taking the hit on their credit. Investors use it to find a good property cheap and banks line up a ..
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No green for going green

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

CAPE CORAL, Fla.-- Rebates, tax credits, lower power bills, and job creation; going green has never looked so good.  But it's an offer that may be too good to be true.Chuck (h..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Bacteria in fountain drinks

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, Fla--It's the first thing you order when you go to a restaurant, but the last thing you think would give you food poisoning. We're talking about: your soft drink. The r..
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BP claim informational meeting

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

MATLACHA, Fla.-- Almost $400,000.  That's about how much BP has paid out to local businesses who say the oil in the Gulf is impacting their way of life!  If you think you..
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Numbers show cuts in Fire Department staffing affecting response times

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - New information tonight showing cuts in staffing are affecting how fast firefighters get to Cape Coral homes in an emergency! WINK News asked Cape Coral for..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Rental car toll charges

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Christine Paull's February Florida vacation pictures make her angry. When she and her husband got home they got a letter from Dollar Rent A Car along with a huge..
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Child play yard tents recalled

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - About 20,000 tents that clip on to the top of play yards are being recalled two years after a child died when his neck became trapped between the frame and the me..
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Foreclosure help in Southwest Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- If you've been delinquent on your mortgage payments and are close to losing your home to foreclosure, help could be on its way.  Five major banks will be in..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Why is Collier County buying land?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla--It's your money and millions of dollars of it is being spent-- to save our neighborhoods. Local governments are getting federal grants to buy up and fix forecl..
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CALL FOR ACTION: Clemency Backlog

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- You're young, you do something stupid and get caught.  More than a dozen years after doing the time, you have to wait to go back to work, all because of a g..
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CALL FOR ACTION - Vanishing Parking Tickets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Chandler Friedman

LEE COUNTY, Fla.-- It's your money and some big corporations aren't being made to pay their fair share!  A Call for Action investigation reveals vanishing parking tickets - th..
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Itemized bill uncovers identity theft threat

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Steve LeFranc

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A CALL FOR ACTION investigation spurs one woman to request her itemized bill from the hospital and uncovers another problem. Back in May, CALL FOR ACTION showed ..
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Beware of two new scams!

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Katie Cribbs

FORT MYERS, Fla-- Call for Action takes you through some of the new ways that scam artists are preying on you through e-mail. One scam is a twist on the Nigerian scam-- where someo..
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Where are the Southwest Florida Ads?

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melissa Yeager

LEE COUNTY, Fla-- A CALL FOR ACTION investigation uncovers not a single penny of the 25 million dollars BP gave Florida to advertise its beaches are clear is directly coming to S..
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WINK viewer comes to the rescue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Judd Cribbs

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A WINK News viewer has come to the rescue of an 89-year-old Lehigh woman. Last week, Marie Bradley paid a guy $500 to cut down a tree in her backyard. The guy ..
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