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“apostate,” Who ‘framed” Jewish Banker, Resigns

The Chief Public Prosecutor of Thuringia, Dr. Frieder, a baptized Jew previously named Firedlander, who conducted the proceedings on behalf of the Thuringian anti-Semites against Walter Loeb, the Jewish president of the Thuringian State Bank, has resigned from the State service. The charges against Herr Loeb were proved unfounded and he has been rehabilitated and awarded 35,000 Marks as compensation.

Dr. Frieder, against whom a disciplinary trial was pending, fled to Vienna to avoid it, and by his present withdrawal from the State service admits his inability to face the charges against him. With his resignation, the disciplinary trial has been abandoned.

The court which acquitted Herr Loeb added a recommendation to its verdict that Dr. Frieder be sent to prison for eighteen months, be dismissed from service and deprived of all civil rights, for having persisted in his charges against Herr Loeb, knowing that they were unfounded.