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Debt Collection Company Under Investigation for Abusing Employees in Samut Sakhon

The clips went viral online and caught police attention.

The photo on the left is a snapshot from the video.

When: December 2nd, 2020

Where: Samut Sakhon province

Perpetrators: Debt collection company leadership

Victims: Employee at company

What: A debt collection agency in Samut Sakhon is under investigation after videos leaked online of employees being severely beaten for not following management orders. The clips went viral online and the victim is now cooperating with police investigators.

According to reports, the employee was assaulted in front of his colleagues for not following management directives. The collection agency uses hard tactics to collect debt and wins high commissions for their successful operations.

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My take: Debt collectors serve a role in society. At the end of the day, debtors are bad for society, because it breaks the social contract in how resources are allocated and the smooth operation of an economy. But beating employees for not following management orders? That’s just plain wrong. Throw the book at them.

Source: https://www.khaosod.co.th/crime/news_5448447

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