B-124565, JUL. 29, 1955

B-124565: Jul 29, 1955

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GRIFFIN: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED JUNE 2. IT HAS NOW BEEN ESTABLISHED BY THE RECORD THAT YOU DID NOT RECEIVE OR NEGOTIATE THE CHECKS AND YOU ARE NOT LIABLE FOR SUCH OVERPAYMENTS. REPRESENTING A NATIONAL SERVICE LIFE INSURANCE DIVIDEND WHICH WAS WITHHELD AND APPLIED TO THE PURPORTED INDEBTEDNESS WILL BE ISSUED PROMPTLY BY OUR CLAIMS DIVISION. THE MATTER OF THE ALLEGED FRAUDULENT ACTION OF THE OTHER PARTIES MENTIONED IN YOUR LETTER IS BEING INVESTIGATED AS TO THE POSSIBILITY OF INSTITUTING PROCEEDINGS AGAINST THEM FOR RECOVERY OF THE AMOUNT INVOLVED.

B-124565, JUL. 29, 1955

TO MR. ERNEST A. GRIFFIN:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED JUNE 2, 1955, TRANSMITTED HERE BY SENATOR WILLIAM F. KNOWLAND, RELATIVE TO YOUR PURPORTED INDEBTEDNESS FOR $377.80 FOR OVERPAYMENTS OF SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCE.

IT HAS NOW BEEN ESTABLISHED BY THE RECORD THAT YOU DID NOT RECEIVE OR NEGOTIATE THE CHECKS AND YOU ARE NOT LIABLE FOR SUCH OVERPAYMENTS.

A SETTLEMENT IN YOUR FAVOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $24.20, REPRESENTING A NATIONAL SERVICE LIFE INSURANCE DIVIDEND WHICH WAS WITHHELD AND APPLIED TO THE PURPORTED INDEBTEDNESS WILL BE ISSUED PROMPTLY BY OUR CLAIMS DIVISION.

THE MATTER OF THE ALLEGED FRAUDULENT ACTION OF THE OTHER PARTIES MENTIONED IN YOUR LETTER IS BEING INVESTIGATED AS TO THE POSSIBILITY OF INSTITUTING PROCEEDINGS AGAINST THEM FOR RECOVERY OF THE AMOUNT INVOLVED.