Recovery Stories

21 Jan 2021
USY57871

Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a backpack containing a Chromebook while riding his bike near a highway in San Antonio, Texas. The caller provided the the STOP ID Number that is printed on the Security Plate affixed to the Chromebook, which enabled STOP to identify the registered owner, a school district in San Antonio area. STOP notified the district administrator, and recovery process is underway.

19 Jan 2021
USB012480

Laptop found by Police Dept. in Oregon. Owner has been contacted and is reaching out.

12 Jan 2021
USP98168

Laptop found by the Chicago Transit maintenance shop. Owner has been contacted. They are taking the appropriate action to retrieve the laptop.

11 Jan 2021
USA350136

A Good Samaritan and former contractor for a medical consulting firm called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to ask how she could return some loaner equipment to her former employer. The caller saw STOP's number on the STOP Security Plate affixed to one of the loaner devices.STOP identified the registered owner by the STOP ID in our database and notified the administrator at the firm, and recovery is underway.

11 Jan 2021
USY79511

A Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a STOP-tagged Chromebook in the woods near his residence in San Antonio, Texas area. STOP identified the registered owner as a school district and notified the administrator. Investigation and recovery process is underway.

15 Dec 2020
USA223767

Company adminstrator reported that an employee who was separated from company did not return a company-owned STOP-tagged iPad in Minot, ND. Further investigation determined the device was actually misplaced; returned to inventory.

14 Dec 2020
USA298381

A company-owned STOP-tagged laptop was lost at LaGuardia NYC Airport and recovered by TSA, who notified the registered owner. The STOP Security Plate affixed to the laptop was essential in returning this device to the rightful owner.

20 Nov 2020
UST97023
7 Nov 2020
USY60184

Good Samaritan called STOP’s 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report he found a student’s backpack containing a STOP-tagged device near trash cans on his property. STOP identified the device by the STOP ID Number on the STOP Security Plate as belonging to a school district in San Antonio, Texas. STOP notified the district administrator, and recovery process is underway.

25 Oct 2020
UST49606

A Good Samaritan notified STOP to report that he found a STOPtagged laptop. The STOP ID number traced it back to a school system in San Francisco. STOP notified the school administrator, recovery process is underway.

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