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Notice of claims procedure for assets deposited in Swiss
Notice of claims procedure for assets deposited in French banks by Nazi victims:
Urgent Notice Regarding French Bank Claims:
For inquiries concerning bank claims and the restitution process in France, contact:
Simon Wiesenthal Centre - Europe
The Living Heirs Project
Working with a consortium of genealogy groups and human rights activists, the Simon Wiesenthal Center held a live press conference, on September 16, 1999, to announce a new website, LIVINGHEIRS.COM, which includes a database listing over 50,000 names of Jewish victims of the Nazis who were forced to turn over bank accounts, insurance policies, and other assets to the Gestapo.
On April 31, 1999, Former California Insurance Commissioner Chuck Quackenbush unveiled an aggressive program to secure restitution for Holocaust survivors and their heirs at a conference at the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
A Survey of Nazi and Pro-Nazi Groups in Switzerland: 1930-1945 The Wiesenthal Center has just released this report by Alan Morris Schom, Ph.D., to "show the influence that the pro-Nazi, fascistic, and super-patriotic associations had on the government and people of Switzerland."
Perspectives on the Swiss Role in WWII
The British government has expressed a commitment to investigate claims for "Alien Property" confiscated by the UK Custodian for Enemy Property between 1939 and 1945.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center provides the following resources regarding Swiss, Swedish and French banks which failed to return monies and material possessions to Holocaust victims and their heirs.