Many states and Insurance Co's do not report data to Carfax etc. Some do but only a few times / year.
If you don't pay impound fees then likely the car was crushed.
If car has value then may have been auction off. But car sitting then likely not running and/or parts missing then they sold for scrap.
Dr. Ian Malcolm: Yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think if they should.
The Ogre's Fiero Cave