IIUC, the bank holding the lease is the culprit behind this selfish act. True, if the bank held the note, they could dispose of their property as they wished, but merely destroying the merchandise was both callous and foolish politically. Selling the goods at a reduced cost would have been much smarter than trashing the merchandise. Now, the local community needs to ensure the parties responsible are held accountable. Fire them. Force them to resign. Close the bank. These options are left to the local community to implement.