Germany’s super-rich still hide their grandparents’ Nazi past

In the ‘Nazi Billionaires’, to be published today, investigative journalist David de Jong shows how German businessmen in the early 1930s, eager for a ‘stable business climate’ – and vulgar greed – finance Hitler’s seizure of power. The founders of brands such as Volkswagen, Porsche, Allianz Insurance, Varta and Dr. Oetker then makes fortunes from the horrors of the Third Reich. Their descendants still benefit from this to this day. Without really taking responsibility for the dark pages in their family histories.

Duitslands superrijken verstoppen nog altijd het naziverleden van hun grootouders – Follow the Money – Platform voor onderzoeksjournalistiek