GERMANY: Biggest Graft Case

Herr Rudolf Hilferding, Finance Minister, delved into the accounts of his predecessor, Dr. Andreas Hermes. He informed Chancellor Stresemann that he had discovered evidence of " the biggest graft case in Germany's political history." Herr Stresemann decided to have the former Finance Minister arrested. It is expected— perhaps in vain—that Herr Hugo Stinnes' financial peregrinations will be exposed.


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