A player agent who was sacked for allegedly using a hidden camera to record at least one client showering in his house called the claims "absurd and untrue". According to Yahoo! Sports, the investigation is regarding allegations that Wood secretly filmed clients who were using his shower. "It's unfortunate that CSE TAlent aligned itself with someone who didn't uphold these sam standards and therefore we chose to terminate with cause Wood's employment".
The players' union has not released a statement, but CSE confirmed Wednesday that it had fired Wood as president of its baseball division.
"For 32 years, CSE Talent has prided itself on our moral and ethical standards and have built a solid reputation within the industry", Atlanta-based Career Sports Entertainment said in a statement posted on its website and shared with media. The findings were reported to the Major League Baseball Players Association and Wood was immediately suspended. "I am disappointed that there are those who have chosen to spread such irresponsible and harmful rumors".More news: Canada braces for possible U.S. exit from NAFTA trade pact
Baseball agent Jason Wood has made a name for himself representing high-profile MLB draftees and helping them get the best deal possible.
Wood has reportedly been fired by several players while others plan to do so.
He also represented Tampa Bay right-handers Jake Odorizzi and Ryne Stanek, Chicago White Sox third baseman Cody Asche and former Mets reliever David Phelps, who is now with the Seattle Mariners.More news: Major blaze at recycling plant near Dublin Airport
The MLBPA, which certifies agents, is investigating the allegations against Wood, and the union said (via the AP) it will give him the chance to respond.
CSE Talent acquired Wood's Arland Sports agency previous year.More news: Inside Pregnant Kylie Jenner's "60-Pound" Weight Gain
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