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I am applying for a position at a back and they want to do a

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I am applying for a position at a back and they want to do a background check and fingerprints I have a felony from 27 years ago will it show up
JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?
Customer: I live in California and it happened when I was in Chicago. 0eople at my company stole money and I got charged with them
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: I was arrested and charged with the felony 27 years ago
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Brandon M. replied 7 months ago.

Good day, my name is Brandon. Assuming that the felony wasn't expunged or pardoned, you can expect it to show up in a criminal background check. I can tell you as a practical matter that old convictions will occasionally not show up, but if everything is recorded properly then it will appear.