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    Lizmh Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Mar 22, 2013, 07:50 PM
    Expungement
    I was 18 when I got arrested for credit card fraud. The judge dropped my felony to a misdemeanor put me on summary probation for 3 years. I expunged my record when I was 21. Will this affect my employment opportunities in the medical field? As a caregiver or CNA?
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    Mar 23, 2013, 07:07 AM
    It could, easily.
    Read this: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/17/us...anted=all&_r=0

    Expungements have never meant totally gone, even before the electronic age. They were available to law enforcement. But now it's a tossup.
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    Mar 24, 2013, 09:31 AM
    Absolutely agree with Joy - some agencies will find it and care on a background search. Others will not.

    I would not spend money on education without some sort of decision that you can get a license.

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