Are Misdemeanors Visible on a Background Check?

Answer Though less serious than felonies, misdemeanors are visible on background checks. However, this can vary depending on the age that the crime was committed. Crimes perpetrated above the age of 18 re... Read More »

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How far back do background checks see misdemeanors?

The time range that misdemeanors may be seen on a background check is usually five to seven years. However, some companies may do a check that goes farther back than seven years depending on the ty... Read More »

How long does a misdemeanor bad check charge in North Carolina show on a criminal background check?

In North Carolina, a misdemeanor charge remains on your criminal record unless removed--or expunged--by the court. Criteria for consideration include your age when the crime was committed (must be ... Read More »

What is an FBI background check?

The Federal Bureau of Investigation maintains the National Crime Information Center. The database of criminal justice information includes criminal history, missing persons and fugitives. Some jobs... Read More »

What is a DEA background check?

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) conducts background checks on its employees. This check includes a criminal scan, credit check and interviews with friends, co-workers and neighbors. ... Read More »