The amount of people just assuming FedEx is stealing is extremely disheartening. Amazon Fires Driver Accused of Trying to Steal PS5. Amazon has fired a delivery driver after footage showed him appearing to steal a Playstation 5. Package arrived safe and sound. Any job have some degree of theft but I wouldn't say it's widespread or anything. Fedex ain't the only ones, almost all shipping companies have instances of theft, and considering the abnormal report of "lost" packages, it's logical to presume due to the nature of the product, it's being stolen. It's dumb af but I've had this happen even when we weren't in the middle of a pandemic. This week, an unnamed driver working for Amazon was reportedly captured on CCTV stealing a PS5, cor more specifically caught stealing a birthday PS5 from a … The PS5 I got for my friend literally said PS5 on it....... One of my best friends Is a delivery guy here in Italy. People seem to not realize alot of those Fedex/UPS delivery drivers actually make pretty decent wages. Absolutely stole shit haha. My PS Direct PS5 shipped a whole week ahead of the launch day so I think that’s the only reason it probably got here on time — it made a very gradual pathway to delivery, and it was in a nondescript cardboard box. I've ordered hundreds of packages which have been shipped via FedEx and UPS and like many people have never had any problem whatsoever with delivery from either company. The console, which was bought as a birthday present for a teenager, was never delivered along with the rest of the family's post, and they claim to have seen him handling a 'large box' which they believe likely held the gift, but failing to give them it. Indicative of a state's failure of social order. It’s an absolute joke that delivery drivers are actually stealing packages. A lot of this, though, probably comes down to American shipping being in disarray for various reasons at the moment, and they'll show up eventually. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Fedex has marked my stuff as being delivered only for it to arrive the next day. You must log in or register to reply here. No more delays! Also, weeks prior they failed to deliver his PS5 cam adapter, Fedex said they delivered it but that wasn't the case because my brother has a cam outside his front door and no one ever should up that day. Member. I get that it's unlikely but the posts come off as claiming it's 100% impossible, yet history has provided us with hours and hours of security camera footage of delivery drivers being pieces of shit, stealing stuff, throwing packages, not attempting delivery but marking the system as if they did, etc. OR do they do it in the warehouse before loading the car? The Reddit home for PlayStation 5. My PS5 from PS Direct or whatever showed up on release date fine, I will say however the guy knew what it was because he said I was lucky to get one. The drivers from the station are allowed to do what they want. With the PS5 being officially released earlier this week, this new next-gen console clearly represents one of the most anticipated deliveries for many highly-anxious gamers. It just popped up in Florida. Got a delivered notification and the package was never on my doorstep. 0. Is it okay if we ask FedEx drivers to work crunch to deliver us the thing we so covet? FedEx Drivers Are now Stealing Consoles.. Reddit user u/smash1031 recently shared a photo of his new Xbox Series X on Reddit.. Amazon fires one of its drivers after footage emerges of the driver stealing a PlayStation 5 console from one of the company's customers. If there was insurance for the amount of ps5 they would, Fedex employee here, problem is almost all PS5s have been shipped via FedEx Ground, the drivers themselves are NOT FedEx employees, but contractors that are assigned a certain route by a third party company, so FedEx can distance themselves from this because it's not technically their employees doing the stealing. 12:53, 27 Nov 2020. things are likely getting stolen in the airports fed ex uses and when shipping to the warehouses. I received mine today via FedEx with completely zero issue. How much are they making/losing from lost packages? Walmart refunded my $$$ but now I'm out a ps5. The Facebook post said: "Today is my son's 16th birthday and this is footage of an Amazon delivery driver stealing his birthday present which was a PlayStation 5. Because of the craziness & stories of people stealing packages, even delivery drivers, I was super paranoid. In some cases it looks like delivery drivers could be stealing PS5 units from customers. There isn’t proof that it is so wildly happening that it is a major concern for everyone but if you don’t believe that some have been stolen, especially those with “im a PS5 in this box please steal me”, it seems just unlikely. A driver wouldn’t risk their job or pension lol but the seasonal helper or temp worker wouldn’t care. If a lawsuit was filed, the settlement would absolutely pay for a replacement unit even if it was 3x the price. Not to say it never happens but the odds of it happening are so miniscule it's hardly anything to get hung up over. I don't know is FedEx are stealing shit and I don't know anything about this story but I do know one thing: gamers are overreacting, it doesn't matter when you read this. I appreciate conserving the environment, but maybe not with a $400 console. Gamers overreacting is not mutually exclusive with anything, quite the opposite. how can you keep your job after that? With that knowledge I’ve spent the past week and a half training for this moment so there is nothing they can do to stop me. Fedex express is decent but ground and home are just temps & part timers who don't give a shit and you have more of a chance of getting your ps5 stolen. i ordered a laptop through lenovo one time and 4 months before the laptop showed up, it was obviously lost somewhere, lenovo wouldn't give me my money back so I initiated a chargeback with amex (1700 laptop), I think people vastly overestimate their PS5 importance. So glad I picked mine up in the store on launch day. I'm sure drivers stealing packages has happened once before, but to imply they it's happening at a large enough scale that it's affecting most people's PS5 deliveries is unfounded nonsense. Your hub for everything related to PS5 including games, news, reviews, discussion, questions, videos, and more. Share Share Tweet Email. Signature requirements being waived/ignored becasue of COVID. Tom Chapman. Raw64life. But they know most people won't go that route. Things like, say, Target or whoever shipping the system in the box it comes in is rather dumb, to be fair, but that's no cause to automatically believe your courier is punking you. A few days ago I probably would have been on the more conspiracy end of things. I do not think delivery drivers or anybody else working for FedEx is stealing them, but yeah If your $500 was missing with no one willing to help you would be perfectly content/calm/patient like you are insinuating we should be? Now I’m sitting in my front porch waiting for the Fedex driver. It was never in transit. This is a new driver that has only been with FedEx Express for 3 months!!! This morning he told me that a pallet with 42 PS5s had disappeared and nobody knows how. Never pay for something you don't owe---or in your case, never received. Vladimir Bomier, 34, of Pompano Beach, is accused of stealing nearly $124,000 worth of iPhones and other items while making deliveries as a FedEx driver, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. It's shitty, but unfortunately you're not going to see a payout from FedEx. don't they track the drivers? Not worth throwing a job away and risking a theft charge as a driver. I'm sure its been covered at length, but Fed Ex and UPS drivers, especially if they have been with the companies for awhile, are paid well enought they don't give a shit about your PS5. Management allows this. In situations like these, the company should pay for a replacement whatever the cost. If Fedex had a problem with their drivers stealing stuff we would have seen it before the PS5. Comment. My PS5 got to me a day late, but it got to me. Among other things, one customer is accusing a FedEx driver of trying to steal their Series X . Same here. I assume they're aware of what's in these boxes and that they're being targeted. They're just causing people grief really or maybe they are stealing … Every PS5 is required by law to have the Lithium Battery warning on the outside of the box: It's a very distinctive box size and especially weight. Fedex employee here, problem is almost all PS5s have been shipped via FedEx Ground, the drivers themselves are NOT FedEx employees, but contractors that are assigned a certain route by a third party company, so FedEx can distance themselves from this because it's not technically their employees doing the stealing. Facts. That right there is at least 6 possible people who could have taken the package, so while they may do some research on who originally loaded the truck and the delivery driver themselves without some hard proof they can't just go accusing let alone firing those people either. They probably cannot handle the volume and it's just being delayed. Though, when I got a PS4 Pro delivered from Amazon, they literally left it at my door in the PS4 Pro box, not within another box like literally the rest of the stuff I order. I was able to get a PS5 last week from Walmart. I work for a major online retailer that uses FedEx as their primary delivery partner, and I can confirm that OP's third explanation example is most likely correct. So you would have a line up to choose the stealer. The FBI is reportedly investigating reports that thieves in Washington, D.C., and Maryland are filching PS5s out of FedEx and UPS trucks. Press J to jump to the feed. I reported it to Target, and almost immediately the FedEx tracking page showed, I worked with a guy who worked at FedEx Ground at night as his main gig. I don't know about stealing, but my PS5 package from FedEx was fucked up when I got it. By Peter Morics Nov 28, 2020. My box from target had the receipt on the outside. I love all the pedestal-sitting Era tools judging us for being concerned and saying it's made up. So if you guys aren’t aware, there are a decent amount of FedEx drivers that self sign as you for your package which is the PS5 and drive off. One driver who gets paid extra money (swing drivers) because they are suppose to do any route when the … What a leap in logic supply chains glitches, malfunction or human error is way more believable then a really nice high paying job decided to risk their job for something worth 730$. My ps5 was delivered yesterday by fedex and i made sure i was outside when he came and he handed it right to me. A huge majority of people ordered the ps5 via delivery and while there's a good amount of people experiencing shipping delays, almost nobody are having their packages straight up stolen and the ones that do are going to be quick to post it on social media. For proof, literally just type in "FedEX Stole PS5" on google, or twitter search bar and look at the recent complaints. And some people have not gotten there’s after a full week. So my PS5 that I got from PlayStation direct is being shipped with fedex. The struggle is real as we scramble to get our hands on a PlayStation 5 before December 25. Thus, tell Comcast it is between them and Fedex. Consider donating to support my channel! Greatness awaits no longer. Not complaining tho. The unit was still in its FedEx box and for an entertaining reason. Details inside. We want to create an inspiring environment for our members and have defined a set of guidelines. PS5 consoles stolen by UK gangs in mid-delivery raids Michael Beckwith Monday 7 Dec 2020 3:50 pm Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter Share this article via messenger Few people are going to risk a great paying job over 500 dollars. Start a new thread to share your experiences with like-minded people. I got my PS5 on the expected delivery date. yet they are the largest shipping company in the world what does that tell you? For PlayStation 5 on the PlayStation 5, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Check out this Amazon driver stealing a PS5". So many hands touched that box that it's very hard to actually see where exactly the item was stolen like it could have been the: employee at distributor never actually shipped it in box, person unloading/loading trucks from one of the many locations it travels thru, person loading at main city carrier facility, person unloading then loading on carrier truck for deliver. Mine, for instance, is on a truck that doesnt exist and Fedex cannot tell me why it was scanned or where the package in but because it's only been "out for delivery" for 32 hours they can't do anything more. You shouldn't have to wait months because they hired a thief. including whatever the ebay cost to assure you get what you were expecting. Even if they do fire someone most of them are seasonal workers that were getting fired in a month or two anyway so they don't care. My PS5 FedEx delivery was a guy, in plain clothes, driving an Enterprise moving truck. While i know there isn't some mass conspiracy to steal consoles I also don't blame people being a little paranoid when their console is showing as delivered in FedEx's system and CS can't tell you shit about what is going on. A new report has indicated that PS5 theft continues to be an issue in the United Kingdom, with gangs now organizing operations that see them steal the console out of moving delivery trucks in a move similar to those seen in over-the-top heist films. ... i don't think its the actual fed ex drivers stealing stuff since its harder for them to do so as they are being tracked. I wonder, does Sony insure transport on their end? Amazon has fired a delivery driver who was caught on film stealing a PS5 in Oxfordshire, demonstrating how far people will go for the rare console. Dude mine is being delivered by FedEx tomorrow this is stressing me out. I … His FedEx's delivery agent decided to leave a personal message to the owner, saying, "PlayStation is better. if it was a $1,500 mistake it would be a mistake worth it for them to learn from. Unfortunately the shipper will at best refund and he'll have to land another ps5 order, Exactly what happened with me. The majority of the people in there were young dudes who looked like they didn't give two shits. I know a lot of people were talking about how major retailers like Target didn't cover up the boxes, I imagine that has more consoles than normal getting stolen at some point. Comcast sent the package and you never received it. Tracking information shows my package arrived at the Fedex Olive Branch, MS location on Saturday, December 19th and hasn’t moved. I was really worried, but in reality it was on a truck from AZ to OR and it likely took a while to be unpacked due to delays at the receiving facility. This forum (and the community in general) simply can't comprehend console launches not being some kind of supreme societal event. Seems like a bizarrely widespread problem. The last thing u should be worried about is a fedex truck driver stealing a package....but u should be very worried about how they are going to deliver it. wouldn't be surprised if some fed ex employees are doing it. How about Gamestop, Target, Walmart, etc. So where do the failed deliveries end up? Oct 25, 2017 2,979. and now we hve 'em, we got apple, dell, and gateway. I signed up for text updates from PlayStation and I can track the package. … From FedEx. Or can you admit that our issues for our missing orders are something you can understand? PS5 Amazon fiasco continues amid an investigation as a a driver was caught stealing someone's console. JavaScript is disabled. I see you posted your message 20 minutes ago, so I hope you're enjoying your PS5 as I type this out. FedEx Ground and Home have been a mess lately with contracted work being very sloppy. And there's high enough turnover at these jobs that it's like a game of whack-a-mole trying to prevent this shit. These people don't care. And assuming they eventually get located, is it normal to take over a week for the package to be located? So, I guess YMMV? As gamers struggle to get their hands on a PlayStation 5, an Amazon delivery driver accused of stealing a PS5 has been fired by the online marketplace. Fedex delivery guy just dropped off my replacement ps5, but when I asked him about the other PS5 that they told me they lost, he said someone had gotten fired for stealing PS5… And finally, your package goes thru 10 to 15 sets of hands, really. I vote that it's just their whole system is not handling it well. I want it now! FOLLOW- @Wario64 @GyxDeals @ChitoGaminYT @Jake_Randall_YT @Why_Ever_Sleep on twitter for daily PS5 Updates! I pretty much sprinted to the door when I got the notification. Video games are a cheap hobby. Hello everyone!! My Target order was reported as "delivered" by FedEx but was nowhere to be found. SMH at the number of people seriously thinking FedEx is stealing their crap. UPS is a decent job that no one is tossing away for a mere package. FedEx is usually pretty reliable, but whenever you accuse a company of having bad employees, they tend to become defensive, etc. UPS had a huge fraud case on DELL for so much stealing. What the hell is wrong with these guys! Or people are following the trucks and stealing stuff (But I would say the first seeing how many people are claiming they were there when the truck came up and the package wasn't there). I think FedEx is just backed up. Recently there has been stories of drivers stealing ps5’s or them getting “lost”. "RELATED: Xbox Congratulates Sony on PS5 Launch Day The owner found the note humorous and took no offense to the message. I hope FedEx is happy that they crushed the dreams of my 13 year old daughters Christmas gift. FedEx employees haven't exactly had the best track record lately, especially regarding the new Xbox. It is the most disgusting thing I've ever seen from FedEx, makes it all worse that the drivers or workers get to get away with it as ZERO care/concern is being shown from FedEX … You can't keep your job after that. I guess since everyone is using anecdotal evidence as gospel in that reddit thread, I had 5 shipped to my house by FedEx and they all got here on the correct date with no issues. I don't know about stealing, but my PS5 package from FedEx was fucked up when I got it. FedEx Delivery Driver Writes 'PlayStation is Better' When Delivering Xbox Series X Console. My console was delivered a day late by Canada Post never once assumed they had just stolen it. Heads up to anyone who lives in the BX, NY the facility on Zerega is stealing packages. I started recording with my phone & planned on opening the box right on the porch in front of the driver, just in case. I get packages and deliveries from USPS, AMAZON, FEDEX, even the occasional UPS. Also happened with masks and PPE earlier this year. I'm happy for you man! @PutHaggarInSF Dude, I haven't even ordered a PS5 yet, but I'm sitting here reading all these posts and getting excited. I think FedEx is stealing that shit alright, and dumb stores are making it pretty obvious it's a PS5 in there thats begging them to steal it. So be it. Anyway, fedex dude was just super gentle when he set it down on my doorstep. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. My PS5 DE from Target was 3 days late after not having any scans for about 72 hours via FedEx. It's not the fuckin drivers what is wrong with people, It's also wild to me that these boxes get marked with what's inside of them so anyone can plainly see. I wouldn't stress too much. My package said delivered and nothing on my doorstep! 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