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Hello, how are you today?
Okay I suppose
Doing well, thanks for asking.
Where were you trying to purchase the gun?
A gun show?
Currently I live in Clovis NM and have lived here since April of this year.
I tried purchasing through a local gun dealer
Do you have the paperwork indicating the sealing of your records?
I am not sure it was in 1993 when I had the records sealed.
Is their a way to get a copy?
You can contact the clerk's office of the county where you obtained the expungement/sealing. Try contacting NCIS, and see why your charges are being flagged. Otherwise, they will not know that it is flagging.
I just had a background investigation for my Government Security Clearance last year and the felony was on that but my clearance was still granted.
The investigation was done by Office of Personnel Management so if they know about it then would that be a sign the records were not sealed or are they only sealed locally?
Right. I understand. What I would do if I were you, and the only way to remedy the problem is to contact NCIS directly, and understand why an expunged/sealed conviction is still being flagged for a purchase of a handgun from a private guns dealer.
They are sealed in the state of California, and the state databases of that state.
Therefore, it is entirely possible that New Mexico's databases are still flagging it.
So then I would need to have New Mexico seal the records for Calif or?
You would need to file something in New Mexico to recognize the sealing. Or simply purchase the weapon in California.
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