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Chilean Gov’t. Denies It Employed Wanted Nazi

The Chilean government has denied reports that it had in its employ a former Nazi. Walter Rauff, who is wanted in West Germany for war crimes involving the deaths of thousands of Jews in Germany during World War II. A statement conveyed to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency by the Chilean Embassy here referred to reports in several countries that Rauff may have been engaged by the Chilean government or might be collaborating with it. “Nothing could be further from the truth,” the Embassy statement said.