Recovery Stories

2 Jan 2019

Laptop found at an apartment complex in Dover, DE. Owner notified and making arrangements for return.

28 Dec 2018

Store manager at a food shop in Grand Central Terminal, NYC, contacted STOP to report that a STOP-tagged device was left behind at the store. STOP looked up the device by the unique STOP ID Number and identified the rightful owner. Recovery process is underway.

23 Dec 2018

Good Samaritan found a STOP-tagged laptop inside a suitcase behind an oilchange servcie station in Bakersfield, Calif. STOP checked the item in the registration database, original owner sold this unit, but the new owner did not re-register, so current owner is unknown. STOP advised Good Samaritan to turn into local police.

20 Dec 2018

Laptop found by the TSA at Cleveland Airport has been picked up by the owner.

20 Dec 2018

A Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a STOP-tagged LCD projector in an alley outside the restaurant at which he is employed in Washington, DC. STOP identified the owner of this projector by the STOP ID Number provided by the Good Samaritan. STOP notified the owner. Verification of ownership and recovery process is underway.

14 Dec 2018

Device left on a plane has been recovered by the owner.

11 Dec 2018

Good Samaritan called STOP to report that she found a laptop while cleaning out son's belongings. STOP identified and notified the owner. Recovery process is under way.

11 Dec 2018

Laptop lost in transit on 9/21 was found and returned to owner.

7 Dec 2018

Laptop found by TSA. Owner has retrieved it.

6 Dec 2018

A university-owned laptop was left behind by a user and found by building security in Chicago, IL. Owner has been notified, laptop has been recovered.