Advisory: stolen parts exposed – check your repair records

DATE: | Industry bulletins

AMVIC is working with the Edmonton Police Service to alert Alberta businesses about a possible risk that stolen parts may have been unknowingly utilized.

Edmonton Police Service has recently recovered components to over 100 stolen vehicles on the site of Carmasters Collision Ltd. in Edmonton and believe that many suspect or stolen parts have been purchased by other automotive businesses dating as far back as 2011. EPS may seize stolen components from unsuspecting customers and repair facilities, and are asking businesses to do their due diligence in notifying any consumer who may be affected, as well as contacting the EPS auto theft unit as soon as possible.

If you or your business has current or prior business dealings with Carmasters Collision Ltd. there is a possibility stolen parts were involved in the transaction. Please contact the Edmonton Police Auto Theft Unit as soon as possible.