Death Penalty for People Smuggling Money or Goods and Hoarding is Authorized

Death Penalty for People Smuggling Money or Goods and Hoarding is Authorized

Adolf Hitler, 1936

Timeline of History

Religious History
Jewish History
Nazi History
Political History
History of Philosophy

The government of Nazi Germany issues the "Law Against Economic Sabotage," which authorizes the death penalty for people who smuggle money or goods abroad or who are found to be hoarding goods. This decree is aimed largely at Jews who are fleeing Nazi persecution, but it also impacts other Germans who recognize just how much of a threat the Nazis are and are trying to leave.

The new decree states:

"A German citizen who consciously, without scruple, for clearly selfish reasons or other base purposes, transfers property abroad against legal restrictions or allows property to remain abroad contrary to such restrictions, thereby seriously damaging the German economy, shall be punished with the death penalty. His property shall be confiscated by the State. The accused person is likewise guilty if the crime is committed in a foreign country. Judgment shall be passed by the Peoples Court."


Holocaust Survivor Henry Mikols Testimony

Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

Roman Emperor Decius Launches Persecution of Christians
Federal Court Upholds Conviction of Earnest V. Starr on Sedition for Uttering Contemptuous Language About the Flag
Rep. Christopher Smith Introduces Bill Differentiating Between 'Forbcible' Rape and Other Rapes
Freiler v. Tangipahoa: Court Rules on Evolution Disclaimer

January History Calendar