The clips went viral online and caught police attention.
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.