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Estate Dispute 58 Years After Probate Worth $1.1 million

July 10, 2015

Famed crime fighter Eliot Ness died in 1957. The probate of his estate was a relatively simple matter given that he left only a modest estate to his surviving spouse. For more than half a century, the Ness estate remained closed.

Now, the heirs of the man who brought charges against infamous mobster Al Capone are embroiled in an estate dispute brought about by the discovery of a long-lost stock certificate. The 50 shares of stock originally represented by the certificate have now multiplied to almost 30,000 with market value of $1.1 million….