Are bankers dishonest? Study claims the profession doesn't attract liars and cheats - but doing the job can promote deceitfulness

(This may explain why John Key constantly lies) You may find it hard to believe - but bankers are honest at heart.
A study found that employees of a large international bank were fundamentally truthful. However, thoughts about their job led to them starting to lie.

The Swiss researchers said that rather than dishonest people going into banking, it seems that the materialism of the industry - including the lure of lucrative bonuses - leads to people lying and cheating.