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The first thing that happens when a stolen car is recovered, the police inform the owner of the recovery, usually in writing. The owner then takes up the matter by informing his insurance company of the recovery and valuation is done. The car is then handed to the rightful owner.

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Q: What happens to recovered cars that were reported stolen?
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