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Tips for online shoppers to prevent porch pirate thefts

Residential theft claims increase 26%

As online shoppers hit "add to cart" earlier in the holiday shopping season – starting with Amazon Prime Big Deal Days back in October and ramping up to Christmas Day – more and more packages are dropping at front doors. The holidays are a top season for online shopping of expensive, high-end gifts and items such as electronics, jewelry and toys – and theft of those packages can be a costly loss.

The uptick in early online shopping and deliveries presents a prime opportunity for theft from "porch pirates." Online consumers can rest easier knowing insurance can cover high-end, expensive gift or...

 

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