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Lost+Found: Case QJ5U – Stolen laptop recovered in Bellefontaine, Ohio

Stolen laptop recovered in Ohio thanks to Prey

  • Location: Bellefontaine, Ohio. USA
  • Date Stolen: April 19th, 2014
  • Date Recovered: April 23rd, 2014
  • Theft: Car window was open an inch
  • Missing items: Lenovo Thinkpad
  • Police reaction: They took a report and told the student that it was likely gone
  • Final thoughts:  Awesome!

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Lost+Found: Case BSD3 – Los Angeles, California

Stolen Laptop Recovered Thanks to Prey in Lost Angeles, California - USA

  • Location: Los Angeles, CA.
  • Date Stolen: May 8th, 2013.
  • Date Recovered: June 18th, 2013.
  • Theft: Stolen from lab.
  • Missing items: Dell laptop and backpack.
  • Police Reaction: Nothing until I sent them the 1st report.
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 2 weeks.
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: 3 weeks.
  • Final thoughts: Lucky.

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Lost+Found: Case 4R5G – Los Angeles, California.

Prey recovered laptop California

  • Location: Los Angeles, California.
  • Date Stolen: April 20, 2012
  • Date Recovered: April 27, 2012
  • Theft: Car window smashed.
  • Missing items: Dell laptop + charger + usb mouse + zune mp3 player
  • Police reaction: Not much, happy that I helped do their work
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 6 days.
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: About a day.
  • Final thoughts: Confident in Prey. This experience has made me more prepared with my much more valuable laptop.

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Lost+Found: Case 3H9K – Rennes, France

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  • Location: Rennes, France.
  • Date Stolen: April 4, 2012
  • Date Recovered: April 9, 2012
  • Theft: Office break-in.
  • Missing items: Macbook Pro + Dell Vostro
  • Police reaction: They were very surprised by this kind of security
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 5 days.
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: Immediately after i receive the firsts reports.
  • Final thoughts: Initially, I’ve installed Prey on 3 computers in my work…I think i’m gonna install it on ALL my computers because it’s a real life saver !

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Lost+Found: Case O5L9 – Ohio, USA

  • Location: Hamilton, OH.
  • Date Stolen: December 26, 2011.
  • Date Recovered: January 15, 2012.
  • Theft: Taken from Library.
  • Missing items: Dell Vostro Laptop.
  • Police reaction: “Unlikely we’ll find it”
  • Time it took for first report to arrive: 17 days.
  • Once received, time it took for police to recover it: Pretty soon after receiving report info.
  • Final thoughts: This was stolen from a public library, so it was public property paid for by tax payers & mostly used by folks who don’t have funds to own their own computer. So I was especially disappointed.

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