Recovery Stories

19 Jul 2024
USI98031

We received a call on our 24/7 Recovery Hotline from the IT Manager / Property Manager of an apartment complex in Keystone, Heights, Florida, reporting that a tenant abandoned his apartment, leaving behind a STOP-tagged ThinkPad. Caller provided the STOP ID Number on the Security Plate, which enabled STOP to quickly identify the registered owner, a large national healthcare technology system. STOP notified the administrator, recovery process is underway.

18 Jul 2024
USP08182

A STOP-tagged laptop was provided to a Thrift Store for resale. Store manager called STOP to verify it is free and clear. STOP verified that the registered owner sold this device and it is free and clear!

17 Jul 2024
USA475605

A STOP-tagged laptop was found at one of the University of Toronto's facilities. The STOP ID indicates it is registered to the University. Administrator notified, recovery process is underway.

16 Jul 2024
USY100826

A tiling contractor and Good Samaritan called the 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report he found a STOP-tagged Chromebook in a hotel room in San Antonio, Texas. It apparently had been forgotten or abandoned in the room. The Good Samaritan provided the STOP ID Number that is printed on the STOP Security Plate, which enabled STOP to quickly identify the rightful owner, a large, Texas-based school system. STOP notified the admin at the district and recovery process is underway.

15 Jul 2024
USA311414

Good Samaritan called the stop 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that her company received a shipment containing a STOP-tagged laptop that did not belong to them. STOP was able to quickly identify the registered owner, a federal credit union, by the STOP ID Number provided by the Good Samaritan. STOP notified the database admin at the credit union. Recovery process is underway.

15 Jul 2024
USA496671

A STOP-tagged Chromebook was left by a resident of a hostel in San Diego, California. The STOP ID indicated it is registered to a large library system. STOP notified the library administrator and recovery is underway.

10 Jul 2024
USA295411

Former employee of a major healthcare org made several attempts to return her company issued Dell Latitude to the company, with no response. So she called the recovery hotline number that was printed on the STOP Security Plate and provided the STOP ID Number printed on the face of the plate. A STOP agent was able to quickly identify the owner, indeed a large healthcare org. STOP notified the STOP System administrator at the org and provided the STOP ID Number and brand/model/serial number along with contact

10 Jul 2024
USY114552

A STOP-tagged laptop was left at TSA at the Columbus International Airport. TSA agent called the STOP 24/7 Recovery Hotline and provided the STOP ID Number on the plate. STOP identified the owner/user, an employee at a large government agency. STOP notified the administrator at the agency, and the laptop was recovered.

9 Jul 2024
US0010882

Good Samaritan called the 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report she found two STOP-tagged laptops in her basement, believes they belong to a school system that issued these to a student. STOP identified the registered owner by the unique STOP ID Number on the tag and notified the database administrator at the school system. Recovery process is underway.

9 Jul 2024
US0009892

Good Samaritan called the 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report she found two STOP-tagged laptops in her basement, believes they belong to a school system that issued these to a student. STOP identified the registered owner by the unique STOP ID Number on the tag and notified the database administrator at the school system. Recovery process is underway.

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