Britain said it has paid out some $2.5 million in claims by Holocaust survivors and their heirs whose prewar assets were seized as enemy property. Most of the assets consisted of cash that was transferred to British banks for safekeeping by residents of European countries that fell under the Nazi occupation. A panel is still considering some of the 948 claims that were filed by a September 1999 deadline.
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