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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:
20340
Total Active Users:
27,089
Recovered Property Amount:
$3,021,778

Latest News

Posted Oct 4

Scrap Theft Alert Mobile Site

The Scrap Theft Alert mobile site is now live. Users visiting the site on cell phones and other mobile devices will automatically be routed to the new mobile site. For those wishing to access the desk...

Posted Jan 22

Metals Theft Workshops in Ohio

The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Environmental Crimes Task Force is offering free training for Oh...

Posted Dec 3

Ability to Receive Alerts From Multiple States

Registrants can now opt to receive alerts from up to five states. This is a change from the past option of receiving alerts from one state or multiple zip codes. Registrants still have the ability to ...

Posted Apr 11

User Advisory

Please remember, all thefts reported to ScrapTheftAlert.com must be reported to law enforcement and the proper information recorded in the Law Enforcement Section. Recyclers or other users who identif...

Posted Feb 25

User Update

Effective immediately, ScrapTheftAlert.com will no longer broadcast alerts for stolen motor vehicles. This change is due to law enforcement's ability to report stolen motor vehicles on state criminal ...

Latest Theft Alerts

NOV
12
MA2019111277489

copper pipe and wire

Gardner, MA
NOV
12
WI2019111277488

Copper Wire

Fredonia, WI
NOV
12
IN2019111277486

Insulated #10 Solid

Mishawaka, IN
NOV
12
ON2019111177485

3000 lbs of 85% recovery #1 Copper Thick heavy wire. 2000 lbs of 75% Recovery #1 Copper Thin T90

Mississauga, ON
NOV
8
CO2019110877482

Copper Wire

Colorado Springs, CO

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