Package Thief Gets Hit With Glitter Bomb Trap And Fart Spray

Photo Credit: Mark Rober

A man designed a clever glitter bomb to ruin some local Amazon thieves’ day, and he captured every second of it.

Mark Rober has a lot of impressive engineer work under his belt. He’s a former NASA engineer who helped work on the Mars Rover. So when some local thieves began routinely stealing his Amazon packages, Mark wasn’t satisfied with just getting regular revenge against them. Nope, this guy spent six months building a glitter bomb that would self-detonate when the thieves opened the package.

To be fair, Mark had no choice! The local police told him they didn’t have time to investigate the robberies, even though Mark had captured the whole thing on his home surveillance camera.

Photo Credit: YouTube, Mark Rober

“I just felt like something needs to be done to take a stand against dishonest punks like this,” Mark explained.

“If anyone was going to make a revenge bait package and over-engineer the crap out of it, it was going to be me.”

The glitter bomb also included four cameras to capture the thieves’ reactions, which took a good deal of ingenuity. There was also fart spray!

As a hint to any would-be thieves, Mark wrote a fake return address using the names and location of Home Alone. Luckily for viewers at home, it didn’t deter the thieves.

The glitter bomb package completely worked, as you can see in the video below.

Thankfully, the same bait package can be retrieved and used more than once. Genius.

Some people are claiming the video is fake and here is the official response from Mark the inventor: