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  • NBC2: Unfinished Business

    It’s by far the biggest complaint that comes to the NBC2 Investigators: Contractors accused of taking money, but not finishing the job. That’s why NBC2 Investigators Rachel Polansky and David Hodges decided to go in-depth with complaints of unfinished business — questioning the system that’s supposed to be holding contractors accountable.
  • Cape Utilities

    "Property owners in the City of Cape Coral, FL were being asked to pay as much as $40,000 when public utilities (water, sewer, irrigation) lines were installed in front of their homes." The city paid major profits to one contractor, and then overcharged for the utilities and "ignored millions of dollars in savings."
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    Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press reports on lax travel procedures and shoddy accounting practices among Cape Coral officials, including 15 of whom traveled to five hurricane conferences in a little over a year, April 3, 1992.