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I was offered a job to work from home by a company names Alpine Access. I did great on all the tests and the interview but I want to know, what they are looking for on the credit check. My credit is very poor and I was praying that they only cared about theft or fraud or something like that but I dont know. I was wondering if somebody knew any details

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:18 PM on Aug. 13, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • Are they doing a credit check or a background check? A background check will show theft and fraud charges, while a credit check will show your credit score and possibly who/what you owe to other companies.


    Answer by JeremysMom at 11:29 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Some things that may be helpful to read:

    I would never trust a company wanting to run a "credit check" EVER! Background check is getting more and more common though.

    Good luck!

    Answer by coder_chick at 12:25 AM on Aug. 14, 2010

  • Unless you will be handling money (such as in an accounting or finance role), there is no reason for an employer to run a credit check.

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:58 AM on Aug. 14, 2010

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