Safety & Security

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Search for a Shooter

Police are searching for the person who shot a dog in the head and left it for dead. If you know anything about the...
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Collier County deputy driving course improves road safety

Wearing a badge means sometimes you have take out the bad guys on the road. Deputies in Missouri recently stopped a driver from seriously...
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Charlotte County woman says scammers sent check so she would wire them money

A check that came in the mail looks real, but a Charlotte County woman says it's fake, and a crook was trying to get...
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How hackers can get your phone data from public USB chargers and what you...

It's easy, it's convenient, but it could be a gateway to hackers! We're talking about USB chargers meant to give you a quick battery...
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Scammers could get to your tax refund before you do! How to protect yourself

Tax season is here! For those of you expecting a refund, you are probably looking forward to it. But scammers may beat you to it. It's...
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How buying counterfeit goods could be funding terrorism, putting you in danger

That inexpensive designer purse or that half-price football jersey may be a good deal, but does buying it put the country at risk? WINK News...
A woman receives a call on her smartphone that could be spam. Does she answer it? (Credit: MGN)video

How do I know if a phone call is spam? A retired FBI agent...

Your smartphone rings and the caller ID says, "FBI," which is a call most people in Southwest Florida are not expecting. Is it real...

Why identity theft is ‘so easy’ and what consumers can do to combat the...

An alarming new report warns about an increase in data breaches potentially affecting tens of millions of Americans. The Identity Theft Resource Center said...

Tinder adds a panic button for dates that go wrong

Tinder is following in Uber's lead in adding in-app safety features for dates that become unsafe. The dating app is adding new safety features, including...
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FGCU installs license plate readers to keep students safe, help solve crimes

Keeping you and your kids safe on campus. FGCU installed license plate readers to help campus police solve crimes. The readers can even see plates...

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