Getting Started

To report a theft you must be a registered user of the site

Stop Material Theft

The scrap recycling industry is working to be a part of the solution to material theft. ScrapTheftAlert.com is a tool for law enforcement that allows you to alert the scrap industry of significant thefts of materials in the United States and Canada. Upon validation and review, alerts you post are broadcast by email to all subscribed users within a 100 mile radius of where the incident occurred.

Theft Alert Stats


  Year:  Nationwide State/Province

Alert Summary

Total Alerts:
21832
Total Active Users:
30,054
Recovered Property Amount:
$3,323,554

Latest News

Posted Apr 20

Catalytic Converter Theft Alerts

The purpose of ScrapTheftAlert.com is to broadcast timely alerts on thefts of catalytic converters, or other materials, to notify recyclers and other users to be on the lookout for stolen material. Al...

Posted Mar 23

Catalytic Converter Press Release

This Catalytic Converter Press Release is the result of a joint ef...

Posted Feb 14

Catalytic Converters

As catalytic converter theft continues to surge, it is imperative that scrap recyclers have as much information as possible to identify stolen catalytic converters. Simply reporting one or two were st...

Posted Dec 9

Receive Alerts

New registrants to ScrapTheftAlert.com are encouraged to take full advantage of the system by electing to receive alerts; whether by zip code(s) or state(s). When registering, simply check the block t...

Posted Jul 31

Catalytic Converters

A separate category is now available for users reporting the theft of catalytic converters. In the Materials Information section under Materials Involved, users will now be able to select Metal - Cata...

Latest Theft Alerts

SEP
16
MN2021091679498

four welded and glued aluminum screens

Minneapolis, MN
SEP
16
FL2021091679496

WIRE, STEEL AND BUILDING MATERIALS

Tampa, FL
SEP
15
CA2021091479494

Steel Parts

Riverside, CA
SEP
14
IL2021091479495

Catalytic Converter

Des Plaines, IL
SEP
14
OH2021091479485

catalytic converters

Lima, OH

Success Stories

FEB
11
Bronze Sculpture
WASHINGTON
JUL
8
JUL
8
APR
29