• Abandoned Vehicle & Mechanic Lien Fraud Prevention Working Group

  • The Abandoned Vehicle & Mechanic Lien Fraud Prevention Working Group’s purpose is to:

    • Research current laws, rules, policies, and procedures for the titling, registering, and investigating of abandoned and mechanic lien vehicles;
    • Obtain previous survey information and conduct new survey(s) to determine membership needs, concerns, gather best practice ideas  and determine project scope;
    • Conduct research with technical advisors in related fields to determine issues, vulnerabilities, concerns, and to obtain ideas for the development of best practice recommendations.

    Download the working group charter.

    For more information, contact Paul Steier, Manager, Law Enforcement Programs.

    Richard Trinkwalder
    Special Agent

    Georgia Department of Revenue 

    Milly Ridenhour
    Management Analyst II
    Missouri Division of Motor Vehicle
    & Driver Licensing

    Stamie Guerra
    NMVTIS Helpdesk
    New Hampshire Department of Safety
    Division of Motor Vehicles

    Angel Layton
    Motor Vehicle Program Supervisor II
    Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
    Bureau of Motor Vehicles

    Lieutenant Daniel McCollum
    Auto Theft Supervisor
    Kansas Highway Patrol

    Shaun Peterson
    Wisconsin Department of Transportation
    Division of Motor Vehicles

    Larry Purdy
    Chief of Investigations
    Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

    Marshall Milli
    Revenue Agent

    South Dakota Department of Revenue

    Technical Advisors  
    Detective Les Cravens
    Director of Law Enforcement
    and Compliance Policy
    Auto Data Direct, Inc.

    Kevin Park
    Government Affairs and Industry Relations Manager
    Insurance Auto Auctions Inc.

    Pamela Tennison 
    Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation


    AAMVA Staff - Project Manager - Paul Steier, Manager, Law Enforcement Programs     AAMVA Staff - Cathie Curtis, Director, Vehicle Programs