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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:
21858
Total Active Users:
30,093
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
27
CA2021092779540

Stainless Steel Bars

Gardena, CA
SEP
27
MO2021092779535

Uhaul catalytic converter

Saint Louis, MO
SEP
27
IL2021092479528

Catalytic Converter

Collinsville, IL
SEP
24
WV2021092479527

Telecommunications Wire (copper)

Naoma, WV
SEP
24
WV2021092479526

Telecommunications Wire (copper)

Sissonville, WV

Success Stories

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