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Cape Coral man says Bruno Home Performance signed him up for financing without his...

Lance Henderson said he was signed up for financing with Bruno Home Performance without them ever getting his consent to do so. On Tuesday, law...
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Police, attorney general investigating Bonita Springs air conditioning company

The Cape Coral Police Department searched the offices of Bruno Air Conditioning Tuesday. The department would not comment about the raid, citing the 'active investigation'. Since...

Scammers send fake SunPass bills; here’s what to look out for

Scammers have been sending out fake SunPass toll bills to people saying they owe money when they don't. The Florida Department of Transportation sent WINK...
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Security Alert: Payment Services Versus Credit Cards

When shopping online, there are risks associated with payment services and using a credit card to make online purchases. Credit Card: If you pay with...
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Payroll and HR employees beware of this tax season scam

Tax season is coming up, and many of you are on the lookout for your W2's. Well, so are the scammers. A W2 is like...
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Where’s my refund? Local woman cancels contract and still does not have her money

Where's my refund? That's the question Dorothy Gilchrist, 90, is asking Fort Myers air conditioning company Foster's Air Supplies & Technical Services, or FAST...
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Tax law changes create push for divorces by the end of the year

There's a push to get a court date sooner rather than later for couples wanting to divorce. But why is ending a marriage before the...
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Could farmers make money by helping clean up Florida’s water supply?

It’s called “wetlaculture." The marriage between agriculture and wetlands restoration is being pitched by scientists as the middle ground in the tug of war between...
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Avoiding Moving Mistakes: One woman says she negotiated for weeks to get her stuff

Moving can be emotional. But for one woman, the emotion didn't come from leaving behind memories; it came from not knowing if she'd ever...
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Lauren Sweeney investigates gaps in background checks

Gaps in background checks make it easier for those with questionable pasts to work with children. Investigative reporter Lauren Sweeney uncovered how someone with...

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