As many as 30 percent of Americans say they've suffered from missing or stolen delivery orders, according to a survey by Xfinity Home, Comcast's home security service.
All that glitters is not gold for package thieves if they run afoul of Mark Rober's booby-trapped device.
An ex-NASA engineer created a glitter bomb Amazon package decoy to catch porch thieves in the act.
Even though Mark Rober had video footage of the thefts, police refused to help, saying it was simply not worth their time to follow up, particularly as this kind of activity spikes pretty dramatically around this time of year.
Rober and a friend spent months creating an elaborate machine that not only released a huge cloud of glitter, but also sprayed fart smell everywhere.
The fake package contains a custom-print circuit board with a built-in accelerometer. When they open the stolen "package" it sprays them with a fog of fine glitter and five squirts of fart spray.
A custom circuit circuit board will check the Global Positioning System location of the package when it's moved from the porch. The package was also rigged with several phones with cameras to capture the thief's reaction.
As an added Christmas bonus, Mr Rober made the sender's name Kevin McCallister - the name of Macaulay Culkin's iconic 1990 Home Alone character.
The video posted on Monday has received more than 6 million views on YouTube.
Soon after the package was kept in the doorway, it was stolen by a thief who took it and ran away with it in his auto to a nearby parking lot.
"The moral of the story is just don't take other peoples" stuff, Rober said in the video.
At one point, he said that he would take responsibility for shutting down government if funding for the wall was not forthcoming. Trump is responding by saying he's "proud to shut down the government" and says he will "take the mantle".
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Trump Says He Would Intervene in Meng Case to Reach Trade Deal
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Police track down couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square
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