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Thieves see bonanza in Prime Day

Packages move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Bloomberg photo by Bess Adler.

Amazon's Prime Day gives an opportunity for shoppers to flex their deal-spotting muscles ahead of Black Friday - and their own chance to warm up for thieves.

Although the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas see far more parcel deliveries-and therefore, more brazen from-the-stoop thefts, Prime Day's limited 48-hour window creates a concentrated opening for "porch pirates" to make their move, said Brody Buhler, managing director of Accenture's post and parcel industry group...

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