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20 brokerage employees fired for cheating on their training exams, trying to emulate real stock brokers

The bank, led by Lloyd Blankfein, fired 20 analysts — entry-level staffers fresh out of college — for cheating on internal training exams use. Cheating is “completely inconsistent with the values we foster at the firm,” a Goldman spokesman said. The spokesman for Goldman must be some sort of saint.

They got fired for getting caught. Exactly. They certainly didn’t get fired for having the skills needed for the job they are applying for. They got fired for not being good enough at it to avoid detection.