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Q: Can a finance company report a car stolen if no payment has ever been made?
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Can a finance company report your car as stolen?

Yes, they can. They can't finance you car if your car is a stolen car. When you put your car from a finance company, make sure that your car isn't stolen and bought it in a big car company.

Can a car be reported stolen for non-payment?

Only if someone stole it from the owner. Otherwise the car is just repossesed by the finance company.

Can a person report a car stolen if you missed one payment on it but you have a contract?


What can i do if i am listed as a cosigner and my spouse took the car and left the state?

i would report it stolen. if the payments are made the loan company can and probably will come after you for the money. If you report it stolen to the cops you can at least report it to the insurance company and the loan company and that should remove your responsibility.

Can the finance company report a car stolen if they are unable to locate it to repossess it?

As much as they would like to, NO. It wasnt in their possession to be stolen from. YOU can report it stolen. The Lender has OTHER legal options to get the car, so dont think you will slide forever. LOL NO. Only the registered owner can report the car stolen, or whomever had the vehicle in their posession. If the lender tells you this, they are only bluffing you, using scare tactics. They will say anything to you in the hopes that you do not know the law, or your rights. Most people don't. You can always call an attorney or the police to pose a question about what is legal. YES..In the state of Arizona pursuant to ARS 13-18-13 after 90 days of non payment a lien holder can report a car stolen and is a class 6 felony.

Can a reposessor report a car stolen if he does not have it in his possession?

If it is really stolen by someone and not simply in possession of the lendee. The owner of the vehicle is the only one who can report a vehicle stolen, not the lender. But if the car is taken to the tow companys and yard and is now "missing" then the tow company can report the missing car since they had it in their possession. The first place the police will come to though is your house. The police will not come to your house it is a civil matter.The tow company cannot report the vehicle stolen it is not their vehicle to report stolen.

What happens if your car gets stolen and you have no insurance and the car is on finance?

The finance company will want to be paid in full if they find out it's stolen. The responsibility to satisfy the loan falls on you seeing that you failed to maintain insurance.

Whose insurance company do we report to if the vehicle that was stolen was borrowed from a friend?

You should report the theft immediately to the police and to the car owner's insurance company.

Can a repo car lease be reported stolen too by the financial company?

No! If this is a threat by the finance company contact a attorney. He/She will advise you what you need to do.

If a car on finance is stolen and insurance pays out but then the car is recoverd what happens to the car?

It belongs to the insurance company

Can a rental car company report the car as stolen?

Absolutely, if their car is not returned when stated in the rental agreement, the car is and will be reported stolen.

If a person is 4 months late on a car payment can it be reported stolen?

NOT unless it was stolen. Stolen cars are reported stolen. Cars securing a loan in DEFAULT are reported as DELINQUENT to the credit bureau. If you choose to report the car stolen, go ahead. I would not reccommend it though. Filing a false police report is illegal in most jurisdictions.

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