As consumers turn to online shopping to avoid crowds during the pandemic, here's what you need to know to keep your packages from porch pirates.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — We are deep into the holiday season and many people have turned to alternative shopping methods due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Online shopping has been the saving grace for those who don’t want the in-person experience but that also means more packages at your front door.
This time of the year also brings out those who are naughty – the holiday grinches, also known as porch pirates.
- Don’t leave delivered packages unattended. If possible, don’t leave delivered packages unattended for long periods of time.
- Take advantage of online tracking services offered by retailers; if the company says it was delivered but it’s not at the delivered address, report it. Most of the shipping giants also offer apps to help track packages.
- Consider monitoring the front door.If you have a home security camera system, make sure it captures activity at …