June 2, 2015 9:00 am -


Elfriede Rinkel’s past as a Nazi concentration camp guard didn’t keep her from collecting nearly $120,000 in US Social Security benefits. Rinkel admitted to being stationed at the Ravensbrueck camp during World War II, where she worked with an attack dog trained by the SS, according to US Justice Department records. She immigrated to California and…


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5 responses to Former Nazis Paid $20.2m In Benefits By U.S.

  1. Obewon June 2nd, 2015 at 9:29 am

    The Hunt for Nazi Scientists: Dr.Wernher von Braun won the space race for USA.

  2. CHOCOL8MILK June 2nd, 2015 at 9:55 am

    No big news. The U.S. government employed nazis after WW2.

    • Dwendt44 June 2nd, 2015 at 12:18 pm

      They worked for many years here and otherwise earned those checks. Since they haven’t been convicted of any crimes, they should get the checks. Once convicted, if they ever are, they then would lose the right to the SS money.

  3. arc99 June 2nd, 2015 at 7:13 pm

    hells bells, Werner Von Braun developed the V2 Rocket for the Nazis and the Saturn series for the United States which took Neil Armstrong and others to the moon.

    If the widow was legally entitled to the benefits, which she apparently was, what is the problem?

  4. burqa June 2nd, 2015 at 8:33 pm

    China Daily?
    Isn’t that a Chinese government propaganda rag?
    What the hell is the Chinese government trying to do here, stirring up this mess at a time when they don’t much like our Navy confronting them and refusing to recognize their attempts to create land they would own out in the middle of the ocean?