Recovery Stories

26 Oct 2022

Employee called to report his laptop was found.

26 Oct 2022

A STOP-tagged device was turned over to an IT Analyst at a tech consulting company after it was discovered along with other unused devices. IT tech notified STOP, and we identified the registered owner, a large technology enterprise, and notified the administrator there. The IT tech who discovered this laptop has shipped it back to the registered owner. Case Closed!

25 Oct 2022

A STOP-tagged laptop was mistakenly shipped to the wrong recipient, who notified STOP. We identified the registered owner, a large corporate enterprise and notified the administrator, who sent the Good Sam a UPS return label. Laptop was returned to registered owner. Case closed.

18 Oct 2022

MIT facility manager found a STOP-tagged device in women's locker room and notified STOP through our website. STOP identifed the owner, a former university student, who claims the device was inoperable and is not interested in recovering it.

14 Oct 2022

A passenger left his backpack containing a laptop that was issued by his employer was found on the Long Island Railroad, NYC. LIRR lost & found agent called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline and provided the STOP ID Number of the STOP Security Plate affixed to the laptop. STOP identified the registered owner, a large corporate enterprise, in our database and notified their Security Center Help Desk. Recovery process is underway.

13 Oct 2022

An employee left a company-issued laptop in the rest room at Chicago Midway International Airport. It was found by a Good Samaritan and turned over to airport lost & found, who contacted STOP on our 24/7 Recovery Hotline. STOP notified the security team at the enterprise that issued the laptop. Midway Lost & Found is shipping the laptop back to registered owner. Case closed!

7 Oct 2022

Laptop that was found in road near a hospital in NC has been retrieved by the owner.

6 Oct 2022

Laptop found at a town house in MI. Owner is making arrangements to get it back.

5 Oct 2022

Security at a shopping mall in Portland, Oregon called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that a STOP-tagged laptop was found on mall property. STOP quickly identified the registered owner, a university library system, by the STOP ID Number provided by the security officer and connected the library administrator with mall security. Recovery process is underway.

13 Sep 2022

UPS agent called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report that 17 Macbooks separated from label in transit. STOP identified the registered owner from the STOP IDs provided by UPS, and notified the administrator, who provided proof of ownership and UPS tracking number. UPS is returning the 17 Macbooks to owner.