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Christian County Sheriff's Department Tips On Protecting Christmas Packages

 In the online world we live in today Christmas shopping has heavily transitioned to shopping on websites. This fact has led to stolen packages from front porches. The Christian County Sheriff's Office has some tips for keeping that present safe until you return home.


Chief Deputy Jim Baker of the Christian County Sheriff's Office indicated that the sheriff's office has received calls concerning stolen packages. Chief Deputy Baker has tips for this holiday shopping season.



Chief Deputy Baker says a simple tote bag will divert attention away from a front porch. Picking up packages from an eligible store is another option.



Staying vigilant online during the holiday season is also important. In a study from Norton, a consumer Cyber Safety brand, 36% of Americans have fallen victim to online shopping scams. Make sure the seller is a reputable source or buy directly from the store website.

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