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BBB Trends: Don’t fall victim to porch pirates — get ready to protect your packages from theft

By Sandra Guile Better Business Bureau Online shopping is a great time saver during the holiday season, but the packages shipped are providing a great opportunity for theft. This year the US Postal Service is projecting 800 million package deliveries between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. According to insurancequotes.com and Consumer Affairs reports, almost 26 million packages from the USPS, FedEx...

BBB Trends: Protect your holiday packages from being stolen; porch pirates threaten holiday cheer

By Sandra Guile Better Business Bureau Online shopping is a great time saver during the holiday season but the shipped packages left on the doorstep provide a great opportunity for theft. According to insurancequotes.com, 26 million Americans have had holiday packages stolen from their homes since 2015. This often happens because people aren’t home when items are delivered, allowing thieves...

Online shopping is a great convenience, but be careful about delivery — porch pirates at work

By Sandra Guile Special to KyForward Online shopping is a great time saver during the holiday season but the shipped packages left on the doorstep provide a great opportunity for theft. According to insurancequotes.com, 25.9 million Americans have had holiday packages stolen from their homes since 2015. This often happens because people aren’t home when items are delivered, allowing thieves –...