Suspects Allegedly Steal Packages With Help of App

Los Angeles police say the suspects were tracking UPS trucks via a phone app.
1:36 | 10/26/15

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Just in time for the holiday shopping season, thieves may have figured out a better way to steal packages off your doorstep. Using a phone Happ to time their crime perfectly. Kayna Whitworth has the story. Reporter: It's a typical package delivery. A U.P.S. Driver leaving packages on the front porch. Watch what happens next. A u-haul van backing into the driveway. The driver snatching two packages. He picked the wrong house. Reporter: This man's 0 home surveillance videos. He has to be one of the stupidest criminals. I have science that say, smile, you're on video tape. Reporter: This morning, the Los Angeles police department saying the suspects were tracking U.P.S. Trucks on a phone app and attempted to locate packages without a tracking number. U.p.s. Denying their technology was compromised. We're chasing her. Reporter: This thief caught in the act. In West Virginia, a woman playing the role of a grinch, snatching holiday packages. Even the wreath right off the front door. Experts warning shoppers to be wear as online retail sales soar this year. Experts recommend signing up for text alerts or installing security cameras. For "Good morning America," kayna Whitworth, ABC news, los Angeles.

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