Recovery Stories

20 Apr 2021

University staffer at a school of medicine called STOP's hotline to report that he found a STOP-tagged laptop that was lost in the medical ICU. STOP notified the owner/administrator and recovery process is underway.

31 Mar 2021

Guest left laptop at a motel in Cicero NY. Owner has picked it up.

23 Mar 2021

Laptop left by hotel guest in Meriden CT. Owner is making arrangements to get it back.

12 Mar 2021

A Chicago-area taxi driver called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that a passenger left a carry bag containing a STOP-tagged laptop in his taxi. STOP was able to identify the registered owner by the STOP ID Number on the Security Plate, which the taxi driver provided. STOP notified the registered owner, a large healthcare organization, and recovery process is underway.

10 Mar 2021

Laptop found in patient's belonging after coming home from hospital. Arrangements being made to return it.

5 Mar 2021
24 Feb 2021

A STOP-tagged laptop registered to a YMCA is San Diego, California area was found on the road by a YMCA employee. Administrator notified, recovery is underway.

17 Feb 2021

Laptop was reported stolen from a university library system in 2018, but appatently was recovered, but recovery was not reported to STOP. Case close.

17 Feb 2021

Laptop apparently was returned to registered owner, but STOP was not notified of the recovery. Case closed.

13 Feb 2021

An employee at a CVS store in San Antonio, Texas called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that a STOP-tagged Chromebook was left behind at the store. STOP quickly identified the registered owner from the STOP ID Number on the Security Plate, a school district. The device was apparently forgotten at the store by a student. STOP notified the district administrator, and recovery is underway.