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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:
21515
Total Active Users:
29,575
Recovered Property Amount:
$3,321,254

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

JUN
14
MI2021061478997

3in dia 1/16 wall polished 316 s tubing 30-40 pcs

Roseville, MI
JUN
13
WA2021061378993

16 ft Box Truck

Federal Way, WA
JUN
11
MI2021061178991

Sloan Valves for toilets

Detroit, MI
JUN
11
AL2021061178992

AT&T Aerial Copper Cable

Morris, AL
JUN
11
AL2021061178988

AT&T Aerial Copper Cable

Smiths, AL

Success Stories

FEB
11
Bronze Sculpture
WASHINGTON
JUL
8
JUL
8
APR
29