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Walter, a security guard for ABC inc, learns that Steve, a
new employee of ABC, really works for a competitor of ABC.
Walter takes Steve to a small soundproof room where he keeps
him for six hours. During this time, Walter continues to ask Steve what he is
doing at ABC and what information he has given the competitor.
Walter tells Steve that he will hurt him if he does not tell
him everything. Steve finally tells Walter what he wants to know. Walter then
lets Steve go home.
Has Walter committed any torts? If so, explain. What if any
liability ABC may have for Walter’s actions.