National Alliance

Neo-Nazi group loses bid to inherit $250K coin collection

A court decision to bar an American white supremacist organization from inheriting an estimated $250,000 coin and artifact collection from a New Brunswick man is being commended by a Canadian Jewish organization.

Robert McCorkill had willed the items to the National Alliance, based in West Virginia, before he died in Saint John in 2004.

Robert McCorkill, who died in Saint John in 2004, bequeathed his estate to the National Alliance, a white supremacist group based in West Virginia. (Southern Law Poverty Center)

Canadian Judge Strikes Down Bequest Left to Neo-Nazi National Alliance

A Canadian court today struck down a bequest valued at about $220,000 that was left by a citizen of that country to the National Alliance (NA), a neo-Nazi group based in the United States that has long promoted violence against minorities. The presiding judge found that the bequest violated Canadian law and public policy.

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