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The National Motor Vehicle Title Information System is designed to protect consumers from fraud and unsafe vehicles and to keep stolen vehicles from being resold. NMVTIS is also a tool that assists states and law enforcement in deterring and preventing title fraud and other crimes.

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  • DOJ’s NMVTIS Enforcement Activities
    Read about NMVTIS Enforcement Activities.
  • NMVTIS Data Provider Launches Free iPhone Application That Makes Access to NMVTIS Data More Convenient Read the
    press release.

  • One Consumer's Car Purchasing Experience Illustrates the Importance of Obtaining an Independent Vehicle Inspection and Consulting All Available Vehicle Information Resources. Read the article and view the news clip.

  • NMVTIS Operator publishes annual report and submits an independent financial audit as required by the NMVTIS Regulation.
    Read about the annual report and independent financial audit.

  • DOJ Announces $6.3 Million to Enhance Program to Protect Consumers from Fraud, Unsafe Vehicles
    Read the press release.

  • DOJ's National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee
    Read about the inaugural meeting.

  • DOJ Announces a No-Cost Direct Reporting Service for Junk Yards, Salvage Yards, Auto Recyclers, and Insurance Carriers
    The Department of Justice announces a no-cost direct reporting service to accept data from entities meeting the definition of junk yards, salvage yards, auto recyclers, and insurance carriers and facilitate further and full compliance with the NMVTIS Regulation. For more information, please visit:

  • DOJ Participates in the National Consumer Law Center's Consumer Safety Webinar
    On March 18, 2010, the National Consumer Law Center hosted Auto Databases: Who Knows Where That Car Has Been? Information regarding this webinar is available at: National Consumer Law Center

  • Five Indicted in Auto Theft Conspiracy
    A joint federal and state investigation resulted in an indictment in connection with an auto theft ring that allegedly netted more than 80 vehicles valued in excess of $1 million dollars. The indictment alleges the use of counterfeit motor vehicle titles for vehicle cloning. Read the DOJ press release.

    If you have questions specific to information contained in this press release, please use the contact information in the press release or call the Office of Public Affairs at 202-514-2007.
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