Laptop Recovery Against the Odds

In February 2009, David Krop parked his SUV in a Miami parking garage, where he was attending a business meeting. In the SUV, he left two laptop computers, a Toshiba and an Apple Macbook. When he returned to his car, the passenger window was shattered, and the two laptops had disappeared.

The authorities to whom Krop reported the crime had negative predictions that Krop would ever see his computers again. However, with the aid of an ingenious software program and a dose of creativity and espionage, this 41-year-old marketing vice-president for Nationwide Diabetic was able to recover both his laptops.

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