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September 27, 2002
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A U.S. judge ordered that payments from a $1.25 billion Swiss bank settlement to Nazi victims be sped up and in some cases increased. Wednesday’s court order also approved a 45 percent increase in payments from the fund to Nazi-era slave laborers and to Jewish refugees turned back from neutral Switzerland or mistreated by the Swiss after they were admitted.

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