PennDOT received information recently from the state of Arizona regarding a theft of 2,500 blank certificates of title.
The stolen Arizona certificates of title were printed with control numbers 23498001 through 23500500. The control number is printed in red on the upper right corner of the face of the title.
Titles in the referenced number range should not be used as proof of ownership and are considered stolen property and fraudulent if used as proof of vehicle ownership.
If you encounter any Arizona certificates of title within the range of control numbers listed above, please contact PennDOT at 1-800-932-4600.