Recovery Stories

16 Oct 2021
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Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that she found a carry bag containing a school-owned laptop in the playground near an elementary school in Roanoke, VA. STOP identified the owner - a Virginia-based school system - by the STOP ID Number provided by the Good Samaritan and notified the school administrator.

12 Oct 2021
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Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a STOP-tagged laptop inside a couch on the side of the road in Norwich, NY. STOP identified the registered owner - a nearby college - and notified the administrator. Recovery process is underway.

23 Sep 2021
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A company-owned laptop then went missing months ago turned up at a Goodwill Store in Portland, OR area. Store manager contacted STOP after seeing the STOP Security Plate on the laptop. STOP identified the owner, a large corporate enterprise, by the STOP ID on the Plate and notified them. Recovery process is underway.

13 Sep 2021
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Camcorder missing on school campus in Chicago. School admin identified the student/user who took it home. Item recovered, case closed.

13 Sep 2021
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Camcorder missing on school campus in Chicago. School admin identified the student/user who took it home. Item recovered, case closed.

13 Sep 2021
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A laptop was found by property manager at a resort in Isle of Palms, SC. The STOP ID on the laptop helped STOP quickly identify the registered owner, a large health care company. STOP Notified the owner, and recovery is underway.

13 Sep 2021
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A school-owned laptop was found by a tenant of a building complex and turned over to property manager, who reported it to STOP. STOP ID Number quickly identified the rightful owner. STOP notified the school administrator and recovery is under way.

9 Sep 2021
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Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report she found a STOP-tagged laptop hidden in the attic of her residence in Topeka, KS. STOP identified the registered owner by the STOP ID provided by the Good Sam, a remote-learning school system. STOP notified the adminstrator and recovery process is underway.

9 Sep 2021
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Cleaning crew owner and Good Samaritan called STOP’s 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a STOP-tagged laptop in a trash bin in Roanoke, VA. The Good Samaritan provided the STOP ID Number on the STOP Security Plate, which helped STOP quickly identify the rightful owner — a large public school system. STOP contacted the school administrator and recovery process is underway.

4 Sep 2021
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Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that two STOP-tagged Chromebooks were found on the side of the road in Angleton, TX. The STOP IDs on the Chromebooks identified them as belonging to a large school district in Texas. STOP notified the administrator and recovery is underway.

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