I received a DUI almost three years ago. Since then I have completed ARD, as well as got my record expunged. I just completed graduate school and am trying to find a teaching job. I recently completed my criminal background check and it came back clean. I am now going to do my FBI fingerprinting test, and am very scared. If my criminal check came back clean, will my FBI check. I am residing in PA. Many Thanks
Again, you should be okay.
But you should be aware that when the FBI does a background check, they're not just looking at criminal convictions. They're also looking for things like bankruptcies, outstanding debts, negative events on your credit history, divorces, litigation, license suspensions, etc. Anything and everything that generates a record, public or not.
So you'll probably be okay for this aspect of it, but you need to understand that there's a lot more going on here than just that.
You should be okay, but I emphasize "should." When your record is expunged the state police are supposed to forward that information to the FBI so they can update their records. For whatever reason that doesn't always happen.
If your FBI record isn't clean, an attorney will be able to contact PSP and the FBI to correct it.
If your normal background check came back clean, I would assume that the FBI check should also come back clean. Your offense wasn't a felony and you went through the expungement process. Even if the FBI check found it, most likely the position you're applying for would allow you to provide some kind of explanation about the situation, as they will also notice that your normal background check came back clean.
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