Recovery Stories

31 Aug 2023
USA513063

Received a call from FedEx about a found laptop. Owner was contacted and will make arrangements to get it back.

21 Aug 2023
USA389811

A STOP-tagged laptop registered to a large corporate enterprise was separated from its carton and shipping label in the FedEx system while in transit. FedEx agent called the STOP 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report the incident; laptop is being held safely at FedEx’s Jersey City, NJ facility. STOP notified the security team at the registered owner company, and recovery process is underway.

18 Aug 2023
USA217679

FedEx Lost & Found agent called STOP’s 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that STOP-tagged laptop was separated from its package and shipping label in transit. The ID Number on the STOP Security Plate enabled STOP to quickly identify the owner, a large corporate enterprise. STOP notified the security team at the enterprise, recovery process is underway.

18 Aug 2023
USA521440

A STOP-tagged laptop was shipped from the factory to an incorrect address that was inadvertently provided by the purchaser. Good Samaritan called STOP after receiving the laptop, provided the STOP ID Number to STOP agent, which enabled STOP to quickly identify the registered owner, a large industrial enterprise. STOP notified the registered owner, and they are in the process of recovering the laptop from the Good Samaritan.

17 Aug 2023
USZ14765

A Good Samaritan called the STOP 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report he found a laptop bag containing a STOP-tagged laptop on the road in Dennis, Miss. Caller provided the STOP ID Number that is printed on the security plate, enabling STOP to quickly identify the registered owner, a large medical system. STOP notified the administrator, who contacted the end user who lost the device. End user confirmed that his carry bag fell off the back of his pickup truck as he drove away. End user is recovering his laptop.

17 Aug 2023
USA124269

Traveler forgot a company-issued STOP-tagged laptop on a Southwest Airlines flight on Thursday evening August 3. The employee laptop is registered to a West-Coast-based corporate enterprise. Traveler notified SW Airlines Lost & Found and STOP. Traveler recovered laptop, case closed.

16 Aug 2023
USA412901

Dallas Police called in to report a found notebook computer on a residents property. Police picked up the computer and saw it had a STOP security plate attached. We identified it as being owned by a large and long-standing customer of STOP. We called the customer and provided details and the employee whose notebook was found was identified quickly reunited with his computer. The notebook had been delivered to the employee and was dropped off and left at the wrong address.

11 Aug 2023
USY105521

A STOP-tagged laptop was found by a Good Samaritan in the parking lot outside a restaurant in Chicago Ridge, IL. Possibly lost by end user, or stolen from a vehicle and then abandoned by the thief after seeing our STOP Security Plate. STOP notified end user, a large healthcare enterprise, and recovery is underway.

4 Aug 2023
USA155849

Good Samaritan called the STOP 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report he found a backpack containing a STOP-tagged laptop on the street in Oceanside, California. Caller provided the STOP ID Number, which enabled STOP to quickly identify the registered owner, a California-based university system. STOP notified the administrator at the university and recovery process is underway.

1 Aug 2023
USA496503

A STOP-tagged device registered to a municipal enterprise was recovered by San Diego PD during the arrest of a burglary suspect. SDPD provided the STOP ID Number, which enabled STOP to quickly identify and notify the registered owner, who confirmed that the suspect was in legal possession of this laptop. Case closed.

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