It appears that evidently the downtime the quarantine has offered has been detrimental to a few of us. The most recent CEO-caught-on-tape, Jeffrey Previte of EBI Consulting, was caught on safety digital camera footage savagely abusing his four-month-old pet at his Santa Monica, CA luxurious condominium. Whereas the footage of the incident is simply leaked and is getting nationwide consideration, the occasions of the video truly happened on August 22nd.
The safety cameras on the Seychelle Condominiums caught the abhorrent abuse on movie and the constructing’s concierge—after a confrontation with Previte—determined to show the CEO’s true colours by sharing the footage with The Daily Mail.
The unnamed concierge broke down the sequence of occasions for the Each day Mail, saying, “I heard the canine screaming and once I seemed on the digital camera, I noticed [Previte] beating the canine. He was very indignant. He was choking and slapping the canine, he even slammed the poor canine in opposition to the wall.” The concierge then contacted Previte to debate the incident and inform him that he can be sending a report back to constructing administration. Previte then “turned irate… after which he hung up on me. He apologized the following day, however I didn’t assume it was a honest apology.”
After submitting the report, the concierge was sad with how his supervisor dealt with the state of affairs. The concierge believed that the supervisor didn’t take the occasion significantly, telling the Each day Mail that, “My boss laughed in my face. I took the following break day work. I simply felt that they need to have referred to as the police not less than.” It was then that he determined to achieve out to the press, share the footage and expose Previte. The safety footage is embedded beneath must you resolve to witness the abuse your self, however be warned, the video is graphic and upsetting.
The constructing’s administration condemned Previte’s habits and outlined the actions they’re taking in an announcement to The Each day Mail, “The obvious conduct of the unit proprietor was abhorrent and fully unacceptable.
“Constructing administration stands behind our worker and we took swift motion together with contacting animal management and directing the resident to stop all contact with our worker. We proceed to judge different measures that may be taken with our counsel.”
How Have the Previte’s Responded?
Naturally, Previte himself doesn’t imagine that he has completed something mistaken. In his assertion defending himself to The Each day Mail, Previte went as far as to accuse the concierge of extorting him, “I believe that is very unlucky that this has come throughout your desk.
“I don’t even know precisely what to say however I’ll say this: [The concierge] referred to as me the night of this interplay with my canine and that was at 9 o’clock at evening and he tried to extort cash from me in order that he wouldn’t report it to the constructing. There’s nothing unlawful about what I did – I stated if it’s essential to inform the constructing, inform the constructing. The constructing supervisor took it very significantly. I discover it very unlucky that we’re even speaking about this.”
Previte’s TMZ reached out to Previte’s father, Frank Previte—EBI Consulting’s founder and Govt Chairman—to seek out out the corporate’s stance on the incident. Frank Previte stated that he “finds the video troubling” and has spoken to his son whereas the corporate has launched an investigation which might result in disciplinary motion.
Who’s Jeffrey Previte?
Ought to this incident result in Previte’s elimination from his place of CEO, then his tenure can be extremely short-lived has he was simply earned the title final week. EBI Consulting’s press launch saying his appointment to CEO has been faraway from the environmental threat and compliance administration consultancy agency’s web site.
Previte is reportedly an avid hunter. He took the chance to morbidly relish in his pastime in a 2011 Fb submit (photograph above) by which he poses subsequent to a recent kill, jokingly captioning the image with “I didn’t imply to kill Bambi’s mom.” The callousness of that tasteless joke does little to supply Previte the good thing about the doubt on this incident together with his pet.
How this incident will have an effect on Previte, in the long term, is but to be seen; nevertheless, the numerous backlash he’s already going through doesn’t bode nicely for him, particularly as a result of these incensed by the disgusting video made positive to achieve out to the Santa Monica Police Division. SMPD tried to analyze the incident on September 4th, however was unable to find Previte. Since then, they’re working with the district legal professional to result in prices of Malicious Mischief Towards an Animal/Animal Cruelty.