Recovery Stories

1 Feb 2019
USZ13255

A company-owned STOP-tagged laptop was lost by its user at Dulles International Airport, Washington DC and turned over to Lost & Found, who contacted STOP. We identified the registered owner in our database and notified them. Recovery process is underway.

24 Jan 2019
USN08235

Good Samaritan engaged in a live chat at STOP's website to report that he found a STOP-tagged laptop in a park near a road in Oak Dale, California. STOP identified the registered owner by the STOP ID Number provided by the Good Samaritan and notified the owner, who recovered the laptop within hours after incident. Case Closed!

22 Jan 2019
USN63485

TSA Agent from Washington Airport called into the Hotline to report recovered cell-phone left at check-point. STOP notified the registered owner. Recovery process is underway.

18 Jan 2019
USX02842

Laptop found at Grand Central in NY. Owner has been contacted and is coordinating its retrieval.

15 Jan 2019
USV34579

A company reported that one of their STOP-tagged laptops was lost in transit somewhere in the FedEx system. Registered owner reported that the laptop was found at FedEx and recovered.

10 Jan 2019
USB86005

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, who verified that this device has been decommissioned and is free and clear.

9 Jan 2019
USW88733

Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a STOP-tagged Dell Latitude inside a bag in a rental car in San Francisco, apparently forgotten by the owner. He also called a phone number found on a card in the bag. The registered owner called the Good Sam back while he was on the phone with STOP; owner arranged retrieval of the bag and laptop with the Good Sam. Case Closed.

7 Jan 2019
USH09043

Security officer at Toyota plant in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report that they found a STOP-tagged laptop in their lost and found. STOP identified the registered owner by the STOP ID Number on the Security Plate and notified the owner. Recovery process is under way.

2 Jan 2019
CF0000348

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

28 Dec 2018
USN88083

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 and notified the rightful owner, who has recovered the device. Case closed.

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