DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1803
Crime Category: Denunciation
Klöden, Erich Max Life Sentence
LG/BG Leipzig 461128 Az.: 14Ks24/46
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Leipzig
Crime Date: 3307‑35
Victims: Civilians
Nationality: German
Agency: Police Gestapo Leipzig (V-Person/informer)
Subject of the proceeding: After his arrest, the defendant revealed important details on the composition and apparatus of the KPD to the Gestapo, including the names and whereabouts of its leading representatives. He also provided the Gestapo with incriminating material. This led to the arrest of illegal communist workers and, in one instance, to a suicide

Published in DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen vol. XIII


The court decision(s) of this case can be found in the printed volumes of the series or (on-line) here.