Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw & Ethics · 9 years ago

why is criminal record still showing up?

i was arrested for petty theft a year ago and got my record expunged..I recently did a background check on myself and the charge is still showing up..why is that?

2 Answers

  • lcr000
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
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    it may have been expunged in court but there are private databases all over the country that gather arrest and conviction records, while you may have had it expunged these databases do not record expungements.

  • 9 years ago

    because they have been lazy and did not take it down

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