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Of course not. The car has not been stolen. But guess who is going to have to make the payments if the primary lender does not. You the cosigner, that's who. I would suggest you talk to the person you cosigned the loan for. If I were going to have to make the payments I would for sure try to gain possession of the vehicle. This is the very reason cosigning is a bad idea.

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Think about it, the car was NOT in their possession, so how can they report it stolen? They cant. Its a CIVIL matter NOT criminal.

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Q: Can a lien holder report the car stolen for being behind in payments?
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