Recovery Stories

8 Dec 2022
USA193851

A staffer called to report that her school-issued, STOP-tagged laptop was stolen from her car in a smash 'n' grab theft in San Jose, Calif.
Shortly after we received the theft report, a Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a STOP-tagged laptop in a parking lot near where the staffer reported the theft.
STOP notified the administrators at the school that owned this device. Recovery from the Good Sam is underway.

27 Nov 2022
USA472740

Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a STOP-tagged laptop on the side of a mountain road near Crescent City, Calif. Caller provided the STOP ID, which enabled STOP to identify the registered owner, a large corporate enterprise. STOP notified the security team there and recovery process is underway.

22 Nov 2022
USA476155

Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report he received two STOP-tagged Dell Latitudes that were mistakenly shipped by Dell factory to him. STOP identified the registered owner by the STOP ID numbers that were provided by the Good Samaritan and notified the administrator. Recovery process is underway.

22 Nov 2022
USA478124

Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report he received two STOP-tagged Dell Latitudes that were mistakenly shipped by Dell factory to him. STOP identified the registered owner by the STOP ID numbers that were provided by the Good Samaritan and notified the administrator. Recovery process is underway.

18 Nov 2022
USA388869

A STOP-tagged laptop was forgotten by an employee/user on American Airlines flight from DC to Destin/Fort Walton, FL. Good Samaritan found on a plane and gave to flight crew, who reported to STOP. We identified the registered owner, a large corporate enterprise, by the STOP ID Number provided, and notified the administrator. Employee is en route to AA Lost & Found to retrieve his laptop. Case Closed!

16 Nov 2022
USX88294

A large enterprise issued a STOP-tagged loaner laptop to a temp employee, who did not return it. Administrator contacted the former employee and retrieved the laptop. Case Closed.

16 Nov 2022
USB017589

Laptop found in parking lot in PA. Owner is making arrangements to get it back.

7 Nov 2022
USV97868

Someone contacted STOP through our Live Chat platform to verify ownership status of a STOP-tagged laptop he purchased at an online auction site. STOP contacted the registered owner, a large medical enterprise,and determined that this device has been decommissioned and is free and clear.

1 Nov 2022
USX90948

Good Samaritan called STOP’s 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report she found a STOP-tagged laptop hidden in the bushes on the street near her place of business. It may have been stolen and then abandoned after the thief noticed the STOP Security Plate on the laptop. The STOP ID Number on the device indicated it is registered to a large corporate enterprise. STOP notified the administrator at the company and recovery process is underway.

26 Oct 2022
USX66340

Employee called to report his laptop was found.

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