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PostPosted: Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:52 pm   Post subject: Can you become an insurance  

Can you become an insurance agent in the state of Colorado with a felony record...?

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:10 pm   Post subject:   

usually not if it has ANYTHING to do with stealing or fraud


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 25, 2008 6:54 am   Post subject:   

Well, the recruiters do run a background check on the applicants before their induction into the company. The background check includes his financial condition, criminal history and so forth. Hence, they may dig up the old felony while running the check. And it may affect your employment depending upon its nature and severity.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 25, 2008 6:56 am   Post subject:   

Hi there, you need to mention clearly whether you have been convicted or only been charged of the felony. Normally, if you only have been charged of the felony, which have resulted in dismissal and acquittal, you may not experience much trouble in getting the job. However, if you have been convicted and have served the term then you might have dented your employment possibility already.

However, going over the state and the company's guideline may give you a better understanding.

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 25, 2008 3:38 pm   Post subject:   

I agree with all.

Whatever you not conceal it. Be up front. Tell them what it is for, what happened, etc.

If a felony won't exclude you from being hired, lying about it at application definitely will.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 27, 2008 5:12 pm   Post subject: Insurance  

They will run a back ground check on anything. That will be very hard to get appointed with any carrier. I had a guy who owes 16k to a carrier and they want let him get appointed even if he does as earned. You can work for a company that can pay a override for them while you do all the work.

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