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Lost+Found: Case 2DX4 – Stolen laptop recovered in Brussels, Belgium

Stolen Laptop Recovered in Brussels Thanks to Prey

  • Location: Brussels, Belgium
  • Date Stolen: April 9th, 2014
  • Date Recovered: April 16th, 2014
  • Theft: Stolen from right besides me in the train
  • Missing items: MacBook
  • Police reaction: They could confiscate the stolen MacBook and were able to charge two suspects with fencing
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 6 days
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: Within minutes thanks to the clear description of the location
  • Final thoughts: I experienced a rush of adrenaline when the reports arrived and I was calling the police

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Lost+Found: Case 4KJD – Stolen laptop recovered in Seoul, South Korea

Stolen laptop recovered in Seoul, South Korea, thanks to Prey

  • Location: Seoul, South Korea
  • Date Stolen: March 26th, 2014
  • Date Recovered: March 31th, 2014
  • Theft: Woke up with all of my stuff missing
  • Missing items: Macbook Air
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: Two days
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: After the reports started coming in, it took them about 30 minutes

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Lost+Found: Case QY4P – Stolen laptop recovered in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Stolen laptop recovered in Sri Lanka thanks to Prey

  • Location: Ja Ela, Colombo. Sri Lanka
  • Date Stolen: March 8th, 2014
  • Date Recovered: March 9th, 2014
  • Theft: Stolen from the house
  • Missing items: Laptop
  • Police reaction: ”We’ll try to find the thief”
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 15 minutes
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: They didn’t do anything until I gave them a photograph
  • Final thoughts: Prey is awesome!!!!!

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Lost+Found: Case JNF7 – Stolen phone recovered in Santiago, Chile

Stolen Android phone recovered in Santiago, Chile

  • Location: Santiago, Chile
  • Date Stolen: January 13th, 2014
  • Date Recovered: February 25th, 2014
  • Theft: In the train
  • Missing items: LG G2
  • Police reaction: That Prey was exactly what they needed to recover my phone
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 5 minutes
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: 2 weeks
  • Final thoughts: A great relief and excitement to give a lesson to people who buy stolen goods

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Lost+Found: Case NYED – Stolen Android phone recovered in New York, NY

Stolen Android phone recovered in New York

  • Location: Portland, Oregon. USA
  • Date Stolen: February 12th, 2014
  • Date Recovered: February 13th, 2014
  • Theft: Lost the device
  • Missing items: Samsung Galaxy S3
  • Police reaction: Didn’t notify
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 3 minutes
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: Not applicable
  • Final thoughts:  Overjoyed

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Lost+Found: Case KU1K – Stolen laptop recovered in Portland, Oregon

Stolen laptop recovered in Portland, Oregon

  • Location: Portland, Oregon. USA
  • Date Stolen: December 2nd, 2013
  • Date Recovered: February 4th, 2014
  • Theft: Left it sitting on a bench like an idiot on campus at my university
  • Missing items: Laptop + Case
  • Police reaction: The officer who helped me already knew about Prey
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: A month and a half, thereabouts. Slightly disappointed
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: Immediately
  • Final thoughts:  I’m glad to have my laptop back! I feel a little violated because whoever had it broke into my password-protected Windows account

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Lost+Found: Case H3VC – Stolen laptop recovered in Australia

Stolen laptop recovered in Australia

  • Location: Australia
  • Date Stolen: December 31th, 2013
  • Date Recovered: January 17th, 2014
  • Theft: House break in
  • Missing items: Laptops, phones, 3DS, tablet, Playstation
  • Police reaction: Asked to be forwarded all reports
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 6 days after first use
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: Immediately
  • Final thoughts: Fantastic

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Lost+Found: Case JACZ – Madrid, Spain

Stolen laptop recovered in Madrid, Spain

  • Location: London, UK
  • Date Stolen: December 26th, 2013
  • Date Recovered: December 27th, 2013
  • Theft: Broke into apartment
  • Missing items: Macbook Pro
  • Police reaction: That Prey is amazing
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 30 minutes
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: 12 hours
  • Final thoughts: Amazed

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Lost+Found: Case IS8A – London, UK

  • Location: London, UK.
  • Date Stolen: December 1st, 2013.
  • Date Recovered: December 12th, 2013.
  • Theft: Thief got in through open window.
  • Missing items: iPod.
  • Police reaction: “Can you give us the download to this software?”
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 4 or 5 hours.
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: It took them about 2 days and then they arrested the thief from the location info Prey gave me.
  • Final thoughts: Relieved and very happy to get my iPod back!

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Lost+Found: Case PS1H – Israel

Stolen Laptops Recovered With Prey in Israel

  • Location: Israel.
  • Date Stolen: November 26th, 2013.
  • Date Recovered: December 3rd, 2013.
  • Theft: The thief broke into a whole bunch of apartments.
  • Missing items: 5 laptops.
  • Police reaction: “Well there’s not much chance of ever finding it… Wait, you have what?!”
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 4 days.
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: 2 days.
  • Final thoughts: This was awesome!

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