Recovery Stories

1 May 2023
USQ73875

School owned laptop found by Marshall County TN police. Owner has been contacted and will make arrangements to get it back.

1 May 2023
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A student at a school in South Chicago, Illinois found a STOP-tagged laptop on the street and turned it over to his Dean of Students. An administrator at the school notified STOP, who identified the registered owner, a large medical organization, by the STOP ID Number provided by the administrator. STOP notified the registered owner and recovery process is underway.

21 Apr 2023
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Good Samaritan called STOP’s 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report he found a STOP-tagged laptop. the STOP ID Number provided by the caller indicated this laptop was disposed of by the previously registered owner. This item is free & clear.

18 Apr 2023
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FedEx Lost & Found agent called STOP’s 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report they recovered a STOP-tagged laptop inside a sealed carton that was missing a FedEx shipping label. Agent provided the STOP ID Number, which enabled STOP to quickly identify the registered owner, a large healthcare enterprise. STOP notified the administrator, and recovery process is underway.

17 Apr 2023
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A FedEx agent called STOP’s 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that a STOP-tagged laptop was separated from its shipping label in transit. The agent provided the STOP ID Number on laptop, which helped STOP identify the registered owner, a large corporate enterprise. STOP notified the investigative team at the enterprise, and recovery process is underway.

10 Apr 2023
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Good Samaritan contacted STOP through our offline alert system to report that she recovered a STOP-tagged laptop that had fallen off the back of a truck along with several other untagged devices. STOP identified the registered owner, a university, and reached out to the STOP program administrator there to verify ownership status and arrange recovery if still active inventory.

7 Apr 2023
USA492125

FedEx Lost & Found agent called to reporet that a STOP-tagged laptop became separated from its shipping label in transit. Agent provided STOP ID Number, and STOP is contacting the registered owner to arrange recovery.

22 Mar 2023
USV64189

Good Samaritan and CEO of a contracting company called STOP’s 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that one of his employees found a STOP-tagged device in a storage bin. It was apparently forgotten by an employee of the registered owner company. STOP reached out to the administrators of the STOP Security Plates program at the owner company, and recovery process is underway.

13 Mar 2023
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Former employee of a company that issued him a STOP-tagged laptop called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he just found it in a storage area in his home, many years after he left employment of that company. STOP obtained the STOP ID Number on the plate and reported it to the security director of the company. Recovery process is underway.

7 Mar 2023
USN19316

A university library security officer called STOP to report that a STOP-tagged laptop, which was likely forgotten by the owner/user, was turned over to him. STOP identified the registered owner by the STOP ID Number on the Security Plate, and notified the registered owner, a university. Recovery process is underway.

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