Recovery Stories

13 Aug 2019

A detective working an embezzlement case called STOP's hotline to verify ownership of a STOP-tagged device. Investigation is underway.

10 Aug 2019

A Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report that he found a laptop inside a carry bag in a parking lot in El Cajon, California. STOP identified the registered owner in our registration database and notified the owner.

2 Aug 2019

eBay buyer contacted STOP through live chat to inquire about a STOP-tagged device. STOP notified the registered owner, who confirmed this device has been decommissioned and is free and clear.

25 Jul 2019

iPhone was apparently lost at LAX International Airport, California and found by a Good Samaritan, who turned it in to an airline in one of the terminals. STOP identified the owner in the registration database and notified them with details. Recovery process is underway.

24 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019

Police officer called STOP's recovery hotline to verify ownership of a STOP-tagged device, which the buyer presented to PD for verification. STOP identified the device by the STOP ID as belonging to a California-based school district and contacted the administrator, who verified that this device was decommissioned and is free and clear.

18 Jul 2019

Laptop left in company conference room. Contacted owner and making arrangements for pickup

12 Jul 2019

Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report he found a STOP-tagged laptop in the middle of the road on Main Street North, Southbury, CT. STOP in in the process of notifying registered owner to arrange recovery.

10 Jul 2019

A former employee found his company-provided STOP-tagged laptop on a shelf and called STOP to return to owner. STOP contacted the registered owner and provided contact info. Recovery process is underway.

25 Jun 2019

Good Samaritan Found two STOP-tagged laptops in a dumpster in a city in Missouri and contacted STOP on our 24/7 Recovery Hotline. STOP contacted the registered owner, who reported that these devices had been decommissioned and are free and clear for the finder to keep.