10/8/08

So this sounds kind silly, I was charged with writing a worthless check in high school, obviously I am in college now and that was ages ago. The money was actually for my high school graduation gown.

I was young and it wasn't like I was intentionally trying to pass a bad check to the guy or anything, I thought he was charging my via credit card instead of the checkand so I just send my credit card information...

But what did I know...and so 6 months later, I received a warrant telling me that I was being charged with writing a worthless check.

So the story goes, I hired a lawyer of course and had the charge dismissed.

Now, will this affect anything when it comes to finance internships/jobs? And should I have the charge expunged or don't even bother? I live in N.C. so I believe that I got get 1 dismissed charge expunged from my records.

I know my current boss extremely well before I got the internship so I knew that was no background check or anything.

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10/8/08

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10/8/08

Yeah they just ask if you've ever been convicted of a felony.

10/8/08

As long as you have not been convicted of a felony you should be ok. In the case that something goes wrong, just explain to the HR personel your situation. Best of luck

In reply to jgrb17
10/8/08
jgrb17:

As long as you have not been convicted of a felony you should be ok. In the case that something goes wrong, just explain to the HR personel your situation. Best of luck

Are you sure it's just a felony? I'm sure that FBI fingerprint scan picks up EVERYTHING on your record. In which case, yeah, just explain to HR that it has nothing to do with you as a person and has no impact on your performance/ethics at the firm.

10/8/08

How do you get charged for bouncing a check?

10/10/08

I am not sure, if I remember correctly, I think it was a Class 1 Misdemeanor? I live in N.C.

10/10/08

markets are down 500 points and its complete chaos and your asking this. Are you serious?

"Oh the ladies ever tell you that you look like a fucking optical illusion" - Frank Slaughtery 25th Hour.

10/10/08

safest play is to disclose, here. Even if they found out, don't think that they'd care (especially bc charges were dismissed), and given your explanation, you don't have anything to lose by letting them know.

10/10/08

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