Recovery Stories

13 Jul 2018
USN94086

A staffer's university-owned iPad was stolen on campus in Indiana. The thief was apparently discouraged by the STOP Plate on the device and abandoned it. A Good Samaritan found the iPad and turned over to University Police, who called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline. STOP notified the STOP program administrator at the university and recovery process is underway.

28 Jun 2018
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A Good Samaritan taxi driver called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that he found a laptop bag containing a STOP-tagged laptop and a non-tagged tablet on a bench outside Orlando International Airport. The bag was obviously forgotten by an employee of the company that supplied his/her laptop. STOP identified the registered owner by the STOP ID provided by the Good Samaritan and notified the registered owner. Recovery process is underway.

20 Jun 2018
USA161227

Recovered during a search warrant search of a residence. Owner notified.

12 Jun 2018
USN64615

Good Samaritan found a STOP-tagged laptop on the street in Portland, OR and notified STOP through our Website alert system. STOP notified the registered owner, recovery process is underway.

6 Jun 2018
USA148095

Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report she found a laptop bag containing a STOP-tagged laptop on the road in SLC, Utah, possibly lost by the owner who left it on top of his car's trunk. STOP identified the registered owner and confirmed that the item was returned to him.

29 May 2018
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Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report that a briefcase containing two STOP-tagged laptops found buried in storage items in garage. STOP identified these devices as belonging to an online remote-learning school, notified administrator. Recovery process is underway.

29 May 2018
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Good Samaritan called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report that a briefcase containing two STOP-tagged laptops found buried in storage items in garage. STOP identified these devices as belonging to an online remote-learning school, notified administrator. Recovery process is underway.

8 May 2018
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An employee found a company-owned laptop that was apparently lost or left behind by a former employee, possibly during acquisition/transition. STOP is working with the employee to determine ownership status.

3 May 2018
USA135734

Madison County NY police called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report that a college student they have taken into custody had a university-owned laptop in his possession. STOP notified the university, recovery of the laptop is underway.

2 May 2018
USW91194

Laptop found at apartment complex in Tontitown Arkansas. Owner has retrieved it.

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