Recovery Stories

2 Aug 2018
USP43014

A Good Samaritan found a STOP-tagged laptop on the street in Sacramento, California, and notified STOP through our LiveChat service. While the LiveChat session was still active, STOP verified the registered owner, contacted them, and helped arrange recovery process.

31 Jul 2018
USU06909

Father called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report he has a laptop that he believes his daughter stole from a school system. Recovery process is underway.

25 Jul 2018
USZ72562

A university-owned laptop was apparently lost/misplaced by its owner/user and found by a Good Samaritan and turned in to Medford, OR PD. University administrator has been contacted. Recovery process is underway.

19 Jul 2018
USM30673

A STOP-tagged device was apparently lost on a university campus in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was found by a Good A STOP-tagged device was apparently lost on a university campus in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was found by a Good Samaritan who turned it over to the university security services team who notified STOP. Recovery process is underway.

13 Jul 2018
USN94086

A staffer's university-owned iPad was stolen on campus in Indiana. The thief was apparently discouraged by the STOP Plate on the device and abandoned it. A Good Samaritan found the iPad and turned over to University Police, who called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline. STOP notified the STOP program administrator at the university and recovery process is underway.

28 Jun 2018
USA157784

A Good Samaritan taxi driver called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a laptop bag containing a STOP-tagged laptop and a non-tagged tablet on a bench outside Orlando International Airport. The bag was obviously forgotten by an employee of the company that supplied his/her laptop. STOP identified the registered owner by the STOP ID provided by the Good Samaritan and notified the registered owner. Recovery process is underway.

20 Jun 2018
USA161227

Recovered during a search warrant search of a residence. Owner notified.

12 Jun 2018
USN64615

Good Samaritan found a STOP-tagged laptop on the street in Portland, OR and notified STOP through our Website alert system. STOP notified the registered owner, recovery process is underway.

6 Jun 2018
USA148095

Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report she found a laptop bag containing a STOP-tagged laptop on the road in SLC, Utah, possibly lost by the owner who left it on top of his car's trunk. STOP identified the registered owner and confirmed that the item was returned to him.

29 May 2018
USH87125

Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report that a briefcase containing two STOP-tagged laptops found buried in storage items in garage. STOP identified these devices as belonging to an online remote-learning school, notified administrator. Recovery process is underway.

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