B-132557, MAY 23, 1958

B-132557: May 23, 1958

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INC.: WE HAVE YOUR LETTER OF MAY 9. YOU SAY THAT YOU ARE REFERRING THIS MATTER TO YOUR CARGO INSURANCE CARRIER. 000 WAS PREVIOUSLY REJECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. AN APPOINTMENT WAS MUTUALLY AGREED UPON. WE WERE NOTIFIED BY TELEGRAM THAT YOU WERE FORCED BY THE PRESS OF OTHER MATTERS TO CANCEL THE MEETING. WE WILL INITIATE COLLECTION ACTION UNLESS WE HEAR FURTHER FROM YOU OR YOUR CARGO INSURANCE CARRIER WITHIN 30 DAYS.

B-132557, MAY 23, 1958

TO SUPER SERVICE MOTOR FREIGHT CO., INC.:

WE HAVE YOUR LETTER OF MAY 9, 1958, IN WHICH YOU WITHDRAW YOUR OFFER TO COMPROMISE BY PAYMENT OF $5,000 THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM AGAINST YOUR COMPANY FOR $15,331.03, ARISING OUT OF FIRE DAMAGE TO GOVERNMENT PROPERTY. YOU SAY THAT YOU ARE REFERRING THIS MATTER TO YOUR CARGO INSURANCE CARRIER.

YOUR COMPROMISE OFFER OF $5,000 WAS PREVIOUSLY REJECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. ACCORDINGLY, WE REQUESTED YOUR PROMPT REFUND OF THE INDEBTEDNESS. THROUGH YOUR ATTORNEY, YOU REQUESTED A MEETING WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF OUR OFFICE TO DISCUSS THE MATTER, AND AN APPOINTMENT WAS MUTUALLY AGREED UPON. HOWEVER, JUST PRIOR TO THE APPOINTMENT DATE, WE WERE NOTIFIED BY TELEGRAM THAT YOU WERE FORCED BY THE PRESS OF OTHER MATTERS TO CANCEL THE MEETING, AND THAT ANOTHER MEETING WOULD BE ARRANGED AS SOON AS THE URGENT CONDITIONS SUBSIDED.

IN THE CIRCUMSTANCES, WE WILL INITIATE COLLECTION ACTION UNLESS WE HEAR FURTHER FROM YOU OR YOUR CARGO INSURANCE CARRIER WITHIN 30 DAYS.