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Date: 12/22/12 09:51 AM

15 Responses to UPS Steals Christmas Gift Left By Fed-Ex

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    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
    8013 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 5:48 am
    Link: UPS Steals Christmas Gift Left By Fed-Ex - Meet the real life Grinch. I really hope this guy got fired.
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    vizz Male 18-29
    58 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 10:07 am
    Can`t UPS file a lawsuit against the people who put this video on youtube or something? I don`t really see the point in putting it online other than to slander UPS. If you have evidence of a UPS employee stealing, take it up with UPS, no need to publicize it.
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    Shufdog Male 30-39
    137 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 10:16 am
    I saw this on the news this morning, yes he got fired.
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    randomxnp Male 30-39
    1293 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 10:38 am

    The video is true. Not only would UPS not be able to win a law suit (even here in the UK, let alone the USA) but they would suffer far more from the Streisand Effect than they are now suffering.

    Screw them. Parcel companies are not careful with your stuff. I know, having worked for a contractor to another one. The systems they have in place do not allow for careful handling of parcels. Of course this is a good hint never to send anything fragile by a parcel service.
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    anarchsoul Male 30-39
    589 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 10:40 am
    I think Vizz might just be a UPS worker o.O
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    Listypoos Male 40-49
    3053 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 10:54 am
    slander would involve something that isn`t true Vizz.... not something that has been blatantly caught on security footage.....they`d be even worse off than heather mills in court, as at least she had a leg to stand on.

    Also, the guy didn`t immediately put it up on youtube...he contacted UPS first and told them what had happened and they didn`t really give a poo - so he posted the footage on youtube and funnily enough they suddenly started giving a poo after all and promised they`d give him a new ipad that day.

    All in all the employee and UPS were drating lucky because the guy didn`t press charges for theft in the end.... the guy, who was only a seasonal worker anywhere just got fired. If it had been me I`d have totally pressed charges whether I`d got it back in the end or not.
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    BlankTom Male 30-39
    1673 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 10:59 am
    i know vizz, that poor ups guy. all he wanted was something that didn`t belong to him for free. i don`t see any reason why the guy is making a big deal about it.
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    nosecret Male 18-29
    62 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 11:53 am
    i work for UPS and hope he got fired too. too bad the union (teamsters)will protect job...
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    tiedyed Male 40-49
    291 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 12:17 pm
    He was fired
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    drawman61 Male 50-59
    7708 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 12:21 pm
    Firstly, more fool you for giving permission to leave an ipad on the doorstep.
    And secondly, don`t mention that he was black or else you`ll be called a racist.
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    Enjin Male 30-39
    802 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 1:31 pm
    Enjoy your Christmas in jail non-nice individual.
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    korahn Male 30-39
    1199 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 1:48 pm
    Vizz - he DID take it up with UPS first, but they were uncooperative (if you`ve ever tried to deal with them or the postal service folks, you know what I mean). After that road led to a dead end, THEN he posted it online. They contact him right away at that point.
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    Ivanovich101 Male 18-29
    1 post
    December 22, 2012 at 2:22 pm
    Not being from the Houston facility my knowledge of their procedures is more based on how my facility handles this type of situations.

    Accusations of theft are taken seriously and investigated internally. As one person already stated, the teamsters would have to represent someone in such a situation, though it is doubtful a member would get his job back. I found in another article, that the man contacted customer service and had not talked with the UPS facility in Houston. Depending on the time frame the Security people in Houston might have only just been informed by customer service, when he posted this video. (CS can`t do anything about the theft since they not actually located in the Houston facility). An investigation was likely already underway to find the employee and determine if he was seasonal or not. (seasonal are not teamsters and easier to deal with)
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    carmium Female 50-59
    6381 posts
    December 22, 2012 at 4:43 pm
    I`m starting to think every doorstep, every car, and every classroom should be video-equipped.
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15845 posts
    December 23, 2012 at 12:24 am
    He was fired
    and arrested. He was a temp for the holidays.

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