How You Can Help:
REPORT INFORMATION TO
1-800-242-HEAT AND EARN A CASH REWARD!
Auto theft comes in many different forms. The citizens
of Michigan pay higher taxes and insurance premiums as a result of insurance
fraud, auto related identity theft and all auto related crimes. HEAT® is
committed to putting thieves out of business.
If you have information about an auto theft related crime, call the
confidential toll-free tip reward line at 1- 800-242-HEAT (4328).
HEAT® will reward citizens for information leading to the arrest and prosecution
of auto thieves, carjackers, theft rings, chop shop operators and people
committing auto related insurance fraud and auto related identity theft.
You don’t have to use your real name when you call. Your tip will be handled
confidentially by the criminal investigation section of the Michigan State
Police and directed to the appropriate local police agency for action.
If an arrest and recovery is made and the investigating agency determines that
your tip was helpful in the arrest, you will be eligible to receive a reward:
• Up to $1,000 for arrest and warrant of individuals suspected of auto theft,
auto theft related insurance fraud, and/or auto theft related identity theft;
• Up to $10,000 for arrest and binding over for trial of suspected theft ring
members and/or chop shop operators;
• $2,000 for arrest and warrant of a carjacking suspect.
ALL TIPS ARE CONFIDENTIAL!!