Hello, my name is Michael. I will help you with your question.
I know the situation at airports these days is absolutely crazy - something like this should never happen, but with the insufficient training of TSA staff along with the huge volume they push through these points, it would be more surprising if it didn't happen.
The TSA does have a procedure for dealing with this. They handle thousands of lost laptops alone each year. The first thing we have to do is rport it to the proper TSA office. Is Houston the airport where it was left?
Since it was left at a security checkpoint, TSA will have it and will handle getting it back to you directly. If you've checked with the airport lost and found, and they didn't have it, don't worry... they would rarely get something left at a security checkpoint. Contact the TSA lost and found instead,
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