Recovery Stories

12 Jun 2023
USA478940

A STOP-tagged laptop belonging to a large corporate enterprise was forgotten at Portland International Airport TSA checkpoint by the employee end-user. STOP quickly identified the owner by the STOP ID Number provided by the airport agent and notifed the administrator. Recovery process is underway.

9 Jun 2023
USA353599

A Good Samaritan called the STOP 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report he found a STOP-tagged laptop in his back yard, apparently abandoned by a thief who saw the STOP Security Plate affixed to the lid. The Good Samaritan provided the STOP ID Number, which enabled STOP to identify the registered owner, a large national healthcare provider. STOP notified the administrator at the firm, and recovery process was underway within thirty minutes of the call to STOP!

30 May 2023
USA167423

A STOP-tagged laptop was found in an abandoned storage unit in Northern Virginia by cleaning contractor who notified STOP. We identified the registered owner, a government agency, by the STOP ID Number that was provided by the Good Samaritan and notified the administrators there. The registered owner confirmed that this device is no longer in their inventory, and it is free and clear for the finder to keep.

26 May 2023
USA387611

STOP received a call on its 24/7 Recovery Hotline from an American Airlines agent reporting that a STOP-tagged laptop was left on a plane that terminated in Los Angeles International Airport. The AA agent provided the STOP ID Number, which enabled STOP to quickly identify the registered owner, a large law firm. STOP notified the support team at the registered owner. They reached out to the end user who forgot the laptop on the plane, and recovery process is underway.

25 May 2023
USA259015

A STOP-tagged laptop registered to a large industrial enterprise was found on the side of the road in Leonard, Missouri. STOP notified the registered owner, and recovery process is underway.

24 May 2023
USZ09846

A STOP-tagged mobile phone was found following a public event in Houston, Texas. The STOP ID on this phone shows it is registered to a corporate firm in New York City. STOP notifed the registered owner, and verification and recovery process is underway.

17 May 2023
USZ73414

Received a call from a health care facility in OH that found a laptop that didn't belong to them. Owner has contacted them and is making arrangements to get it back.

17 May 2023
USA449486

We received a call from Lost and Found Dept at the Miami International Airport about a laptop that was found.Owner has retrieved laptop.

16 May 2023
USA130303

Lost & Found agent at Portland International Airport called our 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that a STOP-tagged Chromebook was turned into them after being forgotten at checkpoint by traveler. Agent provided the unique STOP ID Number printed on the STOP Security Plate, which enabled STOP to quickly identify the registered owner, a nearby educational institution. STOP notified the administrator there and recovery process is underway.

10 May 2023
USA471566

A police officer at Manchester, CT PD called our 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report he found a STOP-tagged laptop on the side of the road in early morning hours. He also reported there were multiple smash-and-grab vehicle thefts in the area overnight. This laptop was apparently stolen then abandoned by the thief after thief noticed the STOP Security Plate, which virutually eliminates illicit resale value. STOP notified the owner, a large national industrial enterprise, and recovery process is underway.

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