Richard Lynch sent his laptop for repairs from California to the East coast. When it arrived there, the box was full of soda cans and sheets. After getting no answers from his local UPS shop, he came up with a plan.
He rigged a box with a car alarm - one that would only scream when opened. He went to the store, pay for the shipment and, 10 minutes after leaving, the alarm went off. The UPS employees had opened the package, even while they are supposed not to do that.
Richard then went into the shop, confronting the employees with a video camera. The sheriff arrived to investigate, but while the fact that UPS employees opened the package is suspicious, it's not proof that they stole Richard's laptop. If you ask me, they should create smart boxes with paralysing poisoned darts against thieves. [News10]