Art Theft

Heirs to Looted Nazi Art Sue Swiss Bank Over ‘Sham’ Family Trust

Ludwig and Margret Kainer were avid art collectors in Germany until the rise of the Nazi regime in the 1930s. They were also Jews and fled for their lives after Hitler came to power. The vast art collection, however, stayed behind. Their case highlights the extreme difficultly Holocaust survivors have encountered trying to recover assets seized from Jews by the German government during World War II....