Recovery Stories

20 Aug 2018
USV80474

A laptop was left at the Wood Spring Suite in Conroe TX. It has been retrieved.

17 Aug 2018
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A Boston-based university employee called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that she left her university-issued laptop in a taxi cab Thursday August 16, 2018 at around 3:30 PM Eastern time. Good Samaritan cab driver saw the STOP Security Plate and turned the laptop over to the university. Case closed.

11 Aug 2018
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TSA at Houston International Airport called stop 24 7 Recovery hotline to report that a traveler's left his company owns Dell Latitude at the checkpoint. StST identified and notified the owner. Recovery process is underway.

10 Aug 2018
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Airline traveler called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he inadvertently swapped his laptop with another traveler's at San Francisco International Airport. The traveler provided the STOP ID Number that was affixed to the other traveler's laptop. STOP identified the owner in STOP's registration database -- a college in California. STOP confirmed with the program administrator at the college that one of their employees indeed had the other traveler's laptop. Recovery process is underway.

2 Aug 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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