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IMPORTANT NOTICE

 

October 19, 2009

 

TO:                              Tax Collectors and License Plate Agencies

 

FROM:                        Carl A. Ford, Director

                                    Division of Motor Vehicles

 

SUBJECT:                  Stolen Blank Texas Certificates of Title and Registration Permits

 

            The department received notice from the Texas Department of Transportation that earlier this month 493 blank Texas Certificates of Title and 115 blank 72-hour temporary registration permits were stolen from the Fort Worth Regional Office.

 

            These blank title certificates are marked with a red control number located in the upper right corner. 

 

THE CONTROL NUMBERS FOR THE STOLEN TITLES ARE:

 

        7171362-7171500 (139)

        7171631-7171750 (120)

        7171767-7172000 (234)

 

            These stolen title certificates may not be used as proof of ownership, are fraudulent if presented for any purpose, and constitute stolen property.

 

If any of these titles surface in your area or you have any information regarding these stolen documents, please contact your local law enforcement agency.  You may also call Detective Jesse Minton with the Arlington Police Department at (817) 459-5590 or The Texas Department of Transportation at (512) 465-7611.

 

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact your Field Support Center Help Desk Representative.

 

 

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Sample Texas Certificate of Title