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Protect your packages from porch pirates

A weekend of scoring deals continues today with Cyber Monday, but as those packages start showing up at your doorstep, porch pirates are looking to steal your hard earned purchases.

It’s a bigger problem this year than ever, with more people shopping online.

A new study shows almost half of use are worried about becoming victims of porch piracy, and nearly a quarter of people are so worried, they will work from home on days packages are expected to arrive.

A lot of people have video doorbells, but for more protection for your packages, there are ways for you to pick them up yourselves, depending on where it’s coming from.

You can pick up deliveries at the post office, UPS, Fed-Ex or Amazon Locker.

Amazon Hub Lockers are secure, self-service kiosks where you can pick up Amazon.com packages at a time and place that is convenient for you.

To find one of these lockers near where you live visit the Amazon Locker website here.

Reporter:Therese O'Shea
Writer:Lincoln Saunders
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