Recovery Stories

20 Nov 2019
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A Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that she found a laptop on the street near a university hospital in Chicago, IL. The Good Sam provided the STOP ID Number, which enabled STOP to quickly identify the registered owner. STOP notified the owner, who notified STOP that this device had been stolen, and then obviously abandoned. Laptop has been recovered.

4 Nov 2019
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Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report he found a STOP-tagged laptop on Long Island RR commuter train, NY. STOP identified the owner by the STOP ID Number and notified the company that owns this laptop. Recovery process is underway.

21 Oct 2019
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Two STOP-tagged laptops were separated from UPS shipping label in transit. UPS Lost & Found notified STOP, who identified owner. Recovery process is underway.

21 Oct 2019
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Two STOP-tagged laptops were separated from UPS shipping label in transit. UPS Lost & Found notified STOP, who identified owner. Recovery process is underway.

21 Oct 2019
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Passenger on a Delta flight from Salt Lake City to Portland Oregon called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that his backpack with his STOP-tagged laptop was accidentally taken by another passenger.
Follow-up: owner called STOP to report that the passenger contacted him, acknowledging mistake and returned backpack and laptop to owner. Case Closed!

3 Oct 2019
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Manager at a pizza restaurant in Leesburg, VA called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that someone left a laptop behind at restaurant. STOP identified the laptop by its STOP ID as belonging to an employee of a Houston-based firm. STOP notified the adminstrator at the firm, and recovery is underway.

18 Sep 2019
USA176985

Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report she found a STOP-tagged laptop in front of her house in Kansas City, KS. STOP notified the registered owner, and recovery process is underway.

9 Sep 2019
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A STOP-tagged laptop registered to an organization was found by a Good Samaritan and turned in to Prescott, Ariz. PD, who called STOP to verify ownership. STOP contacted the original registered owner, and is awaiting a disposition on this device.

28 Aug 2019
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A company-owned laptop was apparently misplaced by the employee/user at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Conn. It was found by CT State Police who notified STOP through our Website alert system. STOP notified the registered owner, and recovery process is underway.

23 Aug 2019
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An inquirer engaged STOP in a live chat to confirm that the STOP-tagged laptop he purchased in an online auction was free and clear. STOP reached out to the registered owner, a college, and confirmed that this device was decommissioned and legitimately auctioned. STOP enabled the buyer to re-register this device in his name free of charge.

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