B-241820, Jan 2, 1991,
B-241820: Jan 2, 1991
Relief is granted to Forest Service alternate imprest fund cashier for loss by theft of $1. 477.57 since evidence showed loss was attributable to forced entry into safe by burglars and investigation revealed no connection between accountable officer and the theft. We recommend that Forest Service accountable officers refamiliarize themselves with Treasury and Forest Service regulations regarding safekeeping of funds in reaction to a statement in Forest Service investigative report that security procedures in such offices are customarily lax. Department of Agriculture: This is in response to your letter of October 18. The Tonapah District Office was burglarized by an unknown person(s). Six offices were ransacked in an apparent search for the combinations to two safes located in one of the offices.