Transcript for Christmas Crimes Caught on Tape: Gifts Stolen by Robbers, Neighbors
While americans are buying their gifts there are some real-life grinches coming up with creative ways to steal them. Unfortunately for them they're being caught on the tape and watched by millions. Here's abc's mark greenblatt. Security cameras in houston solved the missing mystery of the ipad mini. The fedex guy delivering it just in time. Here comes the grinch dressed in brown. He delivers his own package only to come back and take that ipad mini for himself. I was shocked and I said, oh, my god, I the u.P.S. Guy. I thought this is exactly like the grinch. U.P.S. Replaced the ipad and fired the driver. But not until the video went on the internet. I didn't hear from anybody till 8:30 the next morning. U.P.S. Security here in houston and they said we saw your video on youtube. Oklahoma city, a team of grinches worked together casing this house. They break down the door and once inside the unthinkable. Head right to the christmas tree and began unwrapping presents before knock knocking the tree over on their way out. When a little girl came home with her family, christmas was gone. In texas, the troubling trend of thefts continues. Jennifer very laz's christmas gifts are dropped off then a black dodge charger pulls up and out comes this woman who helps herself with the presents. That blows my mind. Show goes back for the big packag but can't fit it in her car and adjusts her seat in broad daylight to make room for the gift. The guy who had his ipad mini stolen he's convinced he never would have received another one if he had not installed security cameras to prove what happened. Police recommend using electronic tracking services now if you're expecting anensive gift and these days you can get alerted right on your phone the minute one of these things arrives.
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