Recovery Stories

25 Oct 2018
CF0000691

A university student left his backpack containing his STOP-tagged MacBook in a convenience store in Boston, Mass. The store owner found the bag and held it for the owner to recover the bag and laptop. Case closed.

18 Oct 2018
USI73888

A detective at Monroe North Carolina Police Department contacted STOP to report that this laptop was found inside a carry bag in the trash by someone who contacted the police to verify ownership. STOP identified this device as belonging to a large health care enterprise. STOP contacted the admin team at the enterprise to verify ownership and arrange retrieval. Admin responded to STOP, advising that they have retrieved the laptop.

17 Oct 2018
USA112427

A former employee of a STOP client contacted STOP to re-register a laptop in his name that he claims was given to him when he left the company. STOP contacted the registered owner and confirmed that this laptop was indeed given to the former employee, and it is now free and clear for the new owner to register in his name free of charge.

11 Oct 2018
USW33148

Laptop left in Enterprise Rental car at the Denver Airport. Owner has been notified.

10 Oct 2018
USA117951

A Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report that she found two laptops that were placed in a storage unit prior to the approach of Hurricane Harvey in Brazosport, Texas. STOP identified the laptops as belonging to a school district and has notified the administrator. Recovery process is underway.

10 Oct 2018
USA118522

A Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report that she found two laptops that were placed in a storage bin prior to the approach of Hurricane Harvey in Brazosport Texas. STOP identified the laptops as belonging to a school district and has notified the administrator. Recovery process is underway.

9 Oct 2018
USX98836

Laptop found by the Port of Portland Lost and Found. Owner has been contacted and is making arrangements to get it back.

8 Oct 2018
USZ87464

UPS Lost & Found called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that a STOP-tagged device was separated from its shipping carton while in transit. STOP identified the owner by the STOP ID Number provided by UPS and notified the registered owner, a school system in Baltimore, MD. Recovery process is underway.

4 Oct 2018
USA123623

A laptop registered to a college library in Portland, Oregon was found by a Good Samaritan at a bus stop in Houston, Texas. Good Samaritan notified STOP, who notified the administrator at the college. Recovery process is underway.

1 Oct 2018
USA218191

A STOP-tagged laptop was turned into a Staples store in Boston, Mass. area to be disposed of due to irreparable liquid damage. Staples noticed the STOP Security Plate and called STOP's 24/7 toll-free recovery hotline number to verify if this laptop was free and clear. STOP identified the owner in the secure Web-based registration database -- the owner had the laptop protected with STOP through a Boston-area university's Police Department and Information Services Department. Final disposition is pending. We

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