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Homeowner schools thieves after they swiped off the parcels at his doorsteps

John Karlin came up with the most effective idea after being sick of the porch pirates to keep them away from his doorsteps.

Innovative technologies have led criminals to break the law in different ways

Online shopping is one of the greatest things that ever happened in the 21st century. Gone were the days when one has to wait in long lines to get to the cash counters and get away with their stuff. Today, online shopping has provided great comfort and convenience to people as it has reduced the hassle of waiting in long lines at the cash counters, lifting heavyweight items, and driving to the grocery stores.

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This shopping convenience also gave rise to another form of crime.

As the parcels are delivered in front of the main door, it attracts the attention of scores of passersby who take the advantage of the moment and the misplaced confidence.

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They will chase after the delivery truck and find the perfect moment to grab the parcel as soon as they are delivered. The parcel sometimes does not get enough chance to stay at the doorsteps for some moments before it has gone with the wind completely.

When this thievery becomes a regular habit, one day one man said it won’t be tolerated any further.

A man belonging to Oklahoma City decided to take action against this robbery that is becoming a new form of vigilantism. When the porch pirates have adopted stealing as their favorite hobby, this man-made defrauding the porch pirates is his most favorite hobby.

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John Karlin fight against this action on his own

John Karlin believed in the fact that these heartless humans will steal anything from anyone anywhere. As the parcels are fully wrapped, they have no idea what these attractive parcels are containing. These porch pirates are so ready to get their hands on the parcels without caring about how much the parcel could mean to the people. As for Karlin, he wants to get those pirates away from his heart medication.

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He decided to leave the parcel at the doors on purpose

He came up with the idea of getting advantage of any empty container that he could fill with awful things. Then these heartless porch pirates with their most interesting habit steal the package on their normal routine thinking something precious inside the parcels. Where in actual they will find the extremely dirty laundry filled up with water, dead squirrels, and poop from different animals.

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This way of getting the pirate trapped becomes a kind of sport

He not only came up with the trap plan containing disgusting items but he came with another plan of placing cameras or GPS trackers so that he could find who the criminal is and where are these heading.

Karlin said to KOCO that he has made his hobby of filling the parcel with the dirty laundry filled with the water, duck poop, and M&Ms. He further added that his hobby has become a kind of sport like a cat and mouse game. I am sure these heartless pirates will learn their lesson soon.

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His traps have finally proven effective

The suspicious pirates took away the parcel with the hidden cameras and GPS trackers which led to finding their hidden spots. By hiding cameras, he caught dozens of thieves who took his parcel away with them. The hidden cameras and GPS trackers greatly provide convenience to the police to find the culprit and made them pay for their thievery.

Karlin said to the local police that if he finds the criminal guilty, he will keep that person’s profile as a trophy.

Karlin was among the ones who want to school thieves with the trick parcels.

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Mark Rober, a YouTube content creator made use of his engineering skills and came up with the idea of creating glitter bomb traps to identify criminals. As soon as they grab the parcel, this is where the fun begins. The parcel equipped with the GPS tracker and camera will instantly explode as soon as the parcel gets opened, sprouting lots of glitter and scent.

There are several ways to take action against such crimes

When you see a porch pirate stealing a package out of anyone’s door, you can report it immediately to the police. The other option is, you can receive the parcel yourself and get them inside.

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Stealing this way might be a new way but there are ways to prevent them like the others.