Fidelity Fires Four Employees For Playing Fantasy Football

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According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fidelity Investments went and fired four of its employees for playing fantasy football on Yahoo.

Apparently the firm didn’t appreciate the gambling aspect, but we think it’s because they had weak picks:

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Cameron Pettigrew called himself the “Fidelity Man.”

Working as a relationship manager in the private client group at Fidelity Investments’ Westlake office, Pettigrew says he looked forward to work every day. He even remembers telling co-workers and friends that he planned to retire someday from Fidelity, the country’s biggest mutual fund sponsor and one of the world’s largest providers of financial services.

But that isn’t going to happen. Pettigrew and three other Fidelity employees were fired for playing fantasy football.

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