Amazon Teams With Cops To Catch Crooks
“We had a box out on the street for three minutes before it was taken,” said Police Capt. James Crecco, according to CNBC. “We thought it was a mistake at first.”
While it’s unknown how many people are the victims of package theft, a company commissioned by insuranceQuotes.com estimated that 26 million Americans have had a holiday package stolen from their home. Amazon, UPS and FedEx all declined to provide figures on how many packages are reported stolen or missing.
“We absolutely report them to local law enforcement when we hear of them, and we encourage our customers to do the same,” said UPS spokesman Glenn Zaccara.