Sarpy County takes no responsibility for the following links and provides no legal advise on the issue of stolen vehicles or vehicles damaged in other states. Contact the police or a lawyer for this type of advise.
However, a tremendous amount of damage was done in a number of states this year; where vehicles where totaled out and/or under water for extended periods of time. Therefore, it is important for people buying vehicles to be aware of the risks. The following links provide some resources for checking out vehicles which may have been damaged in some form or stolen. Two of the web pages will charge you a fee for the research. However, you may consider the fee nominal when compared to unknowingly buying a water damaged vehicle.
Background on the issue of flood damaged cars. https://www.edmunds.com/car-buying/how-to-avoid-buying-a-flood-damaged-car.html
Vin verification links:
Following is an example of a vin entered on their web page which had a Nebraska salvage brand on the vehicle.
"has been identified as a vehicle listed in the VINCheckSM Salvage Records.
Date of loss: 2017-09-12
Cause of loss: Collision"