Suspects caught on camera stealing holiday packages

Experts suggest shipping packages to your place of employment, or having your neighbor sign for the packages in order to avoid theft.
1:35 | 12/14/17

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We are back now with a warning for holiday shoppers about porch thieves. More than 2 billion packages expected to be delivered this season. ABC's gio Benitez has that story for us. Reporter: This morning new video of real-life grinches trying to ruin the holidays. Police in Scottsdale, Arizona, investigating the woman caught in this home surveillance video impersonating a postal worker. The woman allegedly using the uniform to steal packages just this Monday and in Norwood, Massachusetts, an alert neighbor spotted a porch pirate taking packages from the neighborhood. Calling police who searched the thief's home, what they found surprised even them. As soon as we turned on the lights we were able to see a Christmas tree in the far corner. There were boxes underneath the Christmas tree but they were all boxes from Amazon. Reporter: The officer arresting the man and delivering the packages to their rightful owners but just as thieves get creator, so are homeowner. A man boobby trapped a package to scare potential thieves away. And here's another. And police in three Ohio towns have had enough. They're actually accepting packages for the neighborhood this month. But what can you do? Experts suggest shipping packages to your work or having your neighbor sign for them. And listen, having a security camera on the porch never hurts either, right? But here's one more tip. Some of these delivery companies now actually let you go online and select a time frame for that delivery, so perhaps you can be home to get that package. Robin. That would be wise.

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