Skip to main content

Update: German Prosecutors Probing Yahoo! for Suspected <I>Mein Kampf</I> Sale

  • Author:
  • Publish date:

Updated from 3:21 p.m. ET



is reportedly under investigation by prosecutors in Germany for the suspected online auction of copies of Adolf Hitler's

Scroll to Continue

TheStreet Recommends

Mein Kampf

, which is banned in the country.

Shares of the company slid last week after a French court ordered Yahoo to bar French users from auction sites selling Nazi memorabilia.

A spokeswoman from Yahoo's German unit said the company "took away the items as soon as they were notified" and added that she doesn't expect the preliminary investigation to become a court case.