UPS delivery guy steals FedEx iPad delivery, but it all gets caught on camera

UPS delivery guy steals FedEx iPad delivery, but it all gets caught on camera
This Holiday season is a bit hectic - buying presents from everyone you often cannot make it to the store and have to order it all online. Deliveries from all sorts of places arrive on the same day, and that’s usually not a problem.

Not in this case, though, where both a FedEx and a UPS package arrived with a couple of hours of difference, and the person who had to get them isn’t at home. First, a FedEx package, which turned out to be an iPad, is delivered. The gadget is a gift for the homeowner’s daughter.

All is good and well until a second package arrives, this time delivered by a UPS guy. All looks normal - he rings the bell, no one answers so he drops in his package and walks away.

But it’s not all that simple. Luckily, a turned on security camera records everything, including the shadowy return of the UPS guy who then just steals the iPad that was delivered by FedEx and walks away with it under his clipboard.

Hopefully, his heart warms and he brings it back, but for the time being it is one less gift for a kid.

source: SlashGear

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31 Comments

1. android_hitman unregistered

proof that people are really stupid

5. asulect

Posts: 131; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

Yup. his action probably just costed him his job.

13. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

Probably? This has to be the easiest bust ever...plus he'll have a felony on his record! What a gift to himself!

15. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Him losing his job is now the least of his problems, very stupid.

17. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I know the iPad is a steal but this is wrong.

18. rawkuss

Posts: 29; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

LOL. probably the mini-Ipad. You must be rich because $329 is not a steal.

22. Topcat488

Posts: 1415; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Maybe FedEx should use this for a commercial against UPS... "Oooops, who do you trust".

30. maier9900

Posts: 272; Member since: Dec 17, 2011

He probably got it for his boss...

2. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Company should keep a strict rule not to open packages meant for someone else! And what was the guy thinking???

6. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

I think thats extremely obvious and it's probably a felony.

3. speed4evr

Posts: 79; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Some people have no respect towards other people, some people's actions still amaze me!

4. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

orrrrrrr, he just picked up the wrong package. In his mind, he won't leave the package because it might get lost. :O

8. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

He looked at it before he put it under his tablet thing. Clearly it was Fedex.

7. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Douche bag. I hope he enjoys "no job and no money" and jail time

9. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

In California, anything over a value of $400 is a felony. So, this guy could be screwed depending where he lives.

11. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Considering that if he's caught stealing something that costs ¢40 he'll most likely be fired, he's screwed no matter where he lives.

21. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

Actually, that section of the Penal Code just got updated. 487PC Grand Theft is now $950.00.

10. android78 unregistered

You just hate to see this, you have xmas gifts on the way for your love ones and this animal takes the package for himself. I have no remorse for a person like this, not only should he lose his job, a jail sentence, and emotional damages lawsuit should be paid to the family.

12. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

That's so f*cked up....

14. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

So sad, first it was people following around the UPS guys and swiping the packages after they leave...now its the UPS guys stealing the packages!!! Oh the irony...and he had such a cush job!

16. PointMaza

Posts: 60; Member since: Dec 14, 2012

he is a big crook

19. mydi.maus unregistered

Maybe he didn't steal it. Just hold on to it when owner comes home.

20. itzmando

Posts: 119; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

That's horrible but no surprise to me. I have had horrible experience with UPS. 2 years ago, my sister(who is in the AirForce) purchased and shipped a $1,200 Watch for my father and an award plaque for my mom, since she was stationed upstate California for Xmas and when the UPS guy dropped it off the box was damaged and opened. It was covered by their insurance. Someone stole it, we notified UPS that our package was stolen. They couldnt find out who stole it, and we didnt get any compensation for the lost watch. Along with last year I ordered simple phone, tablet and macbook cases about 5 ($70 total) through ebay and the shipper went through UPS. so again in December I only received 2 cases which I notified the seller they were not responsible. I contacted UPS and they said sorry there is nothing we can do. I was seriously shocked but isnt there a like a huge liability for a company who loses customers packages and should be compensated.

23. BigBoss10

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

HO!HO!HO! So funny :D

24. Rayzin

Posts: 83; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

It was delivered to the wrong address, simple as that! Lucky the second guy figured it out in time!

25. rsiders

Posts: 1954; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

That's why expensive or valuable items over $50 in value shouldn't be left at a residence unattended. It could've easily been a random neighbor that thought this package was a steal as well. But what an idiot.

26. GoBears

Posts: 456; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Scumbags everywhere. Such a great world we live in lol.

27. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

If the driver is in any type of union, he is not going to lose his job. All he has to do is claim he was stressed out, at most he will get a smack on the wrist.

28. Xquisite

Posts: 87; Member since: Apr 23, 2012

The way you all are describing the guy, makes it sound like he killed all the kids in Connecticut.

29. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

guess wat....the guys black!!!!!!!! JK guys im not racist, im a minority myself.

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