NEW YORK – Holocaust survivors in New York or the heirs of those who lost
property during the Holocaust may soon have access to money being held by the
local government, state officials said on Monday.
The comptroller of the
State of New York partnered its office of unclaimed funds with Project HEART
(Holocaust Era Asset Restitution Taskforce) in August of last year, and released
a progress report this week to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day.
database is public, and we turned over to HEART over 28 million records to comb
through,” said spokesman Nikki Jones. “We’ve made a special case just for this