Scams in Auto Recycling Industry

Scams In Scrap Car Industries

It’s because of the scarce nature of the scrap car removal services, it makes it very difficult to be updated about all the required legal practices and formalities. A person who is recycling a car for the first time would have no idea how to approach a recycling yard, what is the process of scrap car removal. She or he would simply call a car scrapper and ask for a quote. Hence, there’s a greater chance of getting scammed when you go to scrap a car. The process of booking an appointment to pick up a car is done via call, email, or text message. It is a standard process that is followed by many scraps of car removal companies. Hence, it makes it very difficult to identify scammers in the automotive recycling industry.

There are many illegal cars scrapping companies, who quote a very high quote to scrap a car. They simply want to schedule a pick-up appointment. Once they visit a customer and have a look at the vehicle, they would give the lowest quote. Many times, these car scrappers won’t bother with the final documentation to complete the transfer. It is mandatory to transfer the ownership of the vehicle before you scrap them. They make promises of making payments online or mailing cheques and other unprofessional practices.

Some Facts To Avoid Scam in Scrap Car Removal

  • Ideally, you should get up to $1200 to scrap a car
  • You should receive cash on the spot.
  • You should get a bill of sale
  • Transfer Ownership
  • You cannot scrap a car that is on a lien – it’s against the law

If you don’t like the quoted price you can always refuse to accept the offer. Most of the car scrapers are offering Free pick up of scrap car removal.

Always hire professional experts like Towing and Scrap Car Removal. We adhere to all the mandatory rules and policies when it comes to car scrapping. We always pay the cash first, then pick up the car. No fake quotes or any hidden service cost. We offer free pick-up across GTA. We also provide a final bill of sale once we pick up your vehicle.


  1. Hi there,

    Could I please get a quote about the scraping and towing of a 2006 Pontiac G6 and 2008 Saturn vue.

    Thanks very much

  2. Hello,
    Please send me a quote to scrap and tow a 2002 VW Jetta (4 cylinder, 298K kms, alloy rims, original catalytic converter).

    Thank you for your time,

  3. Hello, how much can you offer for a scrap 2008 Nissan Altima Couple 3.5SE Black with front end damage. Not running, will need to be towed on a flat bed.

    Thank you.
    Please text if I do not answer your call.

  4. 2002 Honda Accord v6 silver spoiler winter rims on.

  5. 2008 dodge caravan. Located in Mississauga. Could I get a price?

      1. I have a 2005 Chevy Blazer that I would like to scrap. It has about 128,000 km. How much would you offer for this vehicle. Please let me know. Thanks.

    1. I have a 2005 Chevy Blazer that I would like to scrap. It has about 128,000 km. How much would you offer for this vehicle. Please let me know. Thanks.

  6. What can I get for 2010 Dodge Journey r/t model with 199 300km? Having tranny issues live in maple ontario

  7. Hello, we have 2 vehicles to scrap today in Kearney just north of Huntsville ontario

  8. I would like a quote for how much $ I would get for a 2008 Malibu hybrid

  9. Have 2009 smart passion
    Suspect blown head gasket
    202000 km
    Live postal code L8B 1A5
    Quote please