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    background check

    I live in Las Vegas and Im trying to find a job in a casino. I got caught shoplifting a pair of earrings. THe cop had me fill out some paperwork, then I received a letter in the mail asking to pay for a fine.... I never really went to court and got convicted. I just dont know if this will show on my background check. How do I check my background at the same levels that employers check? If it's not on my record, can they deny hiring me because I mentioned this incident? I want it to mention it in the application in case they find it but, because it wasn't really a conviction, what if they dont even find it.... would I be affected jus for mentioning it?
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    You spend about 40 bucks and pay for background check just like employers do

    Same as other several threads you created
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    Thank you for your help Jacksal! One more question, if I did the check and nothing came on my record-( because I never really went to court for it, so I think I can't get convicted if I dont go to court, is that right?) if I mentioned it in my application, can that affect me? even if they didn't find a conviction?

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    I do not know the terms of the fine you paid. Therefore I cant really say. spend the 40 bucks get the background check or better yet call the local court or Police agency in county of incident
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    All background checks are not created equal. What information an employer will see on a background check depends entirely on what information is requested. There is no standard check that all employers see, regardless; they can be as simple as checking the dates of employment with past employers or as complex as a full FBI search or anything in between.

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    Thank you so much for your time!


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