There will be many slighted individuals who've had money withheld by landlords who can sympathise with this tenant.
But few would have gone to such extreme lengths as this Frenchman, who took a sledgehammer to the property in protest and filmed it all in a short clip entitled ‘vengeance d’un locataire’ (‘revenge of a tenant’).
After his landlord refused to give him back his €2,000 (£1,660) deposit, the man took matters into his own hands – hammering holes in a shower cubicle, a toilet and a door frame, and breaking a mirror (among other things).
Unfortunately, with his actions now having been viewed more than half a million times on YouTube, he now faces the prospect of being tracking down by the gendarmerie and charged with criminal damage.
And it looks like that bill may come to more than €2,000 too…
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