Prosecutors have launched an inquiry into possible crimes against Jews committed during World War II by a Hungarian-born man now living in Australia, officials said Wednesday.
Lajos Polgar is accused of being a member of the Arrow Cross, the Nazis' Hungarian WWII allies. The Jerusalem office of the US-based Simon Wiesenthal Center asked Hungarian authorities to investigate Polgar's wartime activities.
Prosecutors were investigating the case, said Zoltan Borbely, a spokesman for the prosecutor general's office. He said the inquiry would be completed within 30 days.
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