The shocking video shows the CEO of an LA environmental consultancy mercilessly attacking his pup in a luxury condominium building. The footage was shot exclusively by DailyMail.com.
Jeffrey Previte, 46, was caught in front of a security camera beating his defenseless four-month-old dog Beachy and grabbing the whimpering dog by the neck in his apartment in the Seychelle Condominiums building in Santa Monica, California.
The video, recorded on Aug. 22, shows the off-duty CEO yanking the dog off the ground by the neck and violently ripping the animal through a door before beating it hard.
A concierge, who has asked to remain anonymous, heard the dog's screams from his place at the front desk of the building and filed a report on the incident.
CEO Jeffrey Previte was caught by a surveillance camera hitting his defenseless dog Beachy and grabbing the whimpering dog by the neck
In the video from August 22nd, 46-year-old Previte can be seen tearing the dog off the ground by the neck and violently tearing the animal through a door
A concierge, who has asked to remain anonymous, heard the dog's screams from his place at the front desk of the building and told DailyMail.com he had filed a report
"I heard the dog scream and when I looked at the camera I saw him hit the dog," said the concierge.
The man submitted a report of the incident to facility management and told Previte that he had the footage and would write a report.
"He got angry … and then hung up," said the man. "He apologized the next day, but I didn't think it was a sincere apology."
The concierge filed the report and wrote, "At 6:55 pm I saw Jeffery [sic] Previte beating his dog."
In a statement to DailyMail.com. Previte didn't deny he was rough with the dog, instead claiming that the concierge was blackmailing him.
“I find it very unfortunate that this has come across your desk. I'm not even sure what to say, but I'll say this: [The concierge] called me on the evening of this interaction with my dog and that was at nine o'clock in the morning and he was trying to extort money from me so that he could wouldn't report it to the building.
“There's nothing illegal about what I've done – I said if you have to tell the building, tell the building.
& # 39; The facility manager took it very seriously. I find it very unfortunate that we are even talking about it. & # 39;
The concierge submitted a report to property management about the incident saying he felt injured
The dog attack took place at his apartment in the Seychelle Condominiums building in Santa Monica, California
"I heard the dog scream and when I looked at the camera I saw him hit the dog," said the concierge
"There's nothing illegal about what I've done – I said if you have to tell the building, tell the building," Previte told DailyMail.com
The concierge explained to DailyMail.com exactly what was happening on the security screen.
& # 39; He was very upset. He choked and hit the dog, ”he said. "He even hit the poor dog on the wall."
The man claimed his report was not taken seriously by his manager.
"My boss laughed in my face," he said. I took the next day off. I just felt that at least they should have called the police. & # 39;
The concierge said Previte has no children and has lived in the building for about five years.
“He's dating strange women who go in and out,” the concierge told Previte, adding, “He wears a Make America Great Again hat and rides a bicycle.
“He's hardly there – he goes back and forth to Boston. He's probably only there once every two months. You hardly see him. He drives fancy cars and is in and out. & # 39;
He is an avid hunter and nature lover who is CEO of an environmental risk and compliance management consultancy, according to Previte social media
Previte was seen posing with a deer he apparently hunted in a 2011 photo on Facebook that said, "I didn't mean to kill Bambi."
Previte was named joint CEO of EBI Consulting, an environmental risk and compliance management consultancy, just last week.
He is also vice chairman of the company, which has over 400 employees in offices in the United States and Canada.
According to his company, Bio, Jeff has grown his telecommunications consulting business to become the leader in providing environmental and engineering advice to the wireless industry.
Building management said in a statement to DailyMail.com: “The apparent behavior of the owner of the unit was horrific and completely unacceptable. The facility management is behind our employee and we quickly took action, including contacting animal control and instructing the resident to cease contact with our employee. We are still looking into other measures that can be taken with our attorney. & # 39;