Recovery Stories

15 Jan 2019

A company reported that one of their STOP-tagged laptops was lost in transit somewhere in the FedEx system. Registered owner reported that the laptop was found at FedEx and recovered.

10 Jan 2019

A Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a STOP-tagged LCD projector in an alley outside the restaurant at which he is employed in Washington, DC. STOP identified the owner of this projector by the STOP ID Number provided by the Good Samaritan. STOP notified the owner, who verified that this device has been decommissioned and is free and clear.

9 Jan 2019

Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a STOP-tagged Dell Latitude inside a bag in a rental car in San Francisco, apparently forgotten by the owner. He also called a phone number found on a card in the bag. The registered owner called the Good Sam back while he was on the phone with STOP; owner arranged retrieval of the bag and laptop with the Good Sam. Case Closed.

7 Jan 2019

Security officer at Toyota plant in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report that they found a STOP-tagged laptop in their lost and found. STOP identified the registered owner by the STOP ID Number on the Security Plate and notified the owner. Recovery process is under way.

2 Jan 2019

Laptop found at an apartment complex in Dover, DE. Owner notified and making arrangements for return.

28 Dec 2018

Store manager at a food shop in Grand Central Terminal, NYC, contacted STOP to report that a STOP-tagged device was left behind at the store. STOP looked up the device by the unique STOP ID Number and identified and notified the rightful owner, who has recovered the device. Case closed.

23 Dec 2018

Good Samaritan found a STOP-tagged laptop inside a suitcase behind an oilchange servcie station in Bakersfield, Calif. STOP checked the item in the registration database, original owner sold this unit, but the new owner did not re-register, so current owner is unknown. STOP advised Good Samaritan to turn into local police.

20 Dec 2018

Laptop found by the TSA at Cleveland Airport has been picked up by the owner.

14 Dec 2018

Device left on a plane has been recovered by the owner.

11 Dec 2018

Laptop lost in transit on 9/21 was found and returned to owner.