Q: What exactly do I list under this question?
I am filling out an application and it stats, “Have you had any pending investigations by any state or federal agencies against you?” I am confused as to what it is asking, is it asking me to list any pending investigations as of right now, or is it telling me to list all convictions against me, even though they are closed now?
A: While it is hard to know for sure because you have provided no context, when a question asks for "pending" investigations that means they are asking for any investigations that are presently open, not ones that closed and were already resolved.
Good luck to you.
A: Are you on the FBI Most Wanted List? That would be a pending investigation. Even when they catch you, it is pending. After the gavel comes down and the judge says "5 to Life" then it is a closed case. (except for appeals, but a conviction is usually considered closed). I would believe the question does not include convictions, there should be another question about convictions, unless they wrote a really bad form.
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