Julius Berman may have hoped to keep a lid on a fraud scandal by appointing a sympathetic internal investigation committee. Instead, calls for an independent probe have only grown sharper.
Julius Berman wants an in-house investigation to look into the botched fraud probe at the Holocaust Claims Conference. It’s not the first time the board chairman has used the tactic.
The German government agreed to significantly expand its funding of home care for infirm Holocaust survivors and relax eligibility criteria for restitution programs to include Jews who spent time in so-called open ghettos.