IAATI is the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators.
This association was founded in the USA in 1952. Since 1989 we have a European Branch with members from 30 countries.
Next annual EB-IAATI Training Seminar will be held in Prague, Czech Republic between 25-27 October 2017. It is not possible to register for the seminar yet, (we will let everybody know when with prices and procedures) Program will be availible at a later date.
IAATI is a non-profit organization of both public and private professionals. The membership is made up from representatives of serving and retired police-officers, custom officers, insurance companies and their investigators, vehicle rental companies, car leasing companies, members of the vehicle licensing organizations, vehicle manufacturers, lawyers and many others with a legitimate professional interest in vehicle investigation, prevention and education.
Our officers, executive board and various committee chairs are elected from the general membership. Our most effective weapon to combat car crime related offences co-operation between all levels. Members of IAATI are not busy with combating car theft only, but also with other car or heavy equipment related crime.
Through our website and forum members can find other members worldwide. We organize an annual meeting and because we have members in many countries of Europe, every year we select a country to host this seminar. These seminars as well as contact between the members provide the opportunity to network and keep up with the latest developments.
For more information read our about us page.
21 April 2017
MADRID: Police in Limassol seized four luxury vehicles that were reported stolen in Spain, it was announced on Thursday. The cars were among 16 reported stolen to Spanish authorities between January 24 and February 17, and shipped to Cyprus through Portugal.
13 April 2017
Romanian and French authorities, supported by Europol and Eurojust, have dismantled an international criminal network composed of 28 Romanian nationals suspected of having stolen goods worth over EUR 4 million from delivery trucks.
10 April 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — A contentious lawsuit that could affect the development of self-driving cars took another hairpin turn Friday when Uber filed a response to the suit by Google's self-driving car company Waymo, saying it doesn't have the 14,000 files Waymo claims one of Uber's top…
31 March 2017
The 2016 road safety statistics released today by the Commission show a drop of 2% in the number of fatalities recorded across the EU last year.25,500 people lost their lives on EU roads in 2016, 600fewer than in 2015 and 6,000 fewer than in 2010.
27 March 2017
LYON, France – The seizure of more than 55 tonnes of drugs in an international operation across Latin America and West Africa between 6 to 15 March underlines the ‘massive scale' of activities of transnational organized crime groups, INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock said.…
23 March 2017
GEICO investigators see it time and time again. You park your car, only to return later to discover it’s gone. It happens every 45 seconds according to a recent Insurance Information Institute report. The FBI says that more than 700,000 cars were stolen in 2015 – that’s nearly 2,000…
20 March 2017
We’ve all seen thieves hotwiring a car in the movies – a relatively simple process of brute force and basic wiring knowledge. Fortunately, cars have come a long way in terms of anti-theft security. Based on traditional methods of old, modern technology makes car theft an impossible task…
17 March 2017
Warning about new trend! Lock and unlock your car manually!