B-133562, OCT. 4, 1957

B-133562: Oct 4, 1957

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LENNON: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF SEPTEMBER 12. WHICH WERE DISALLOWED BY CERTIFICATE OF SETTLEMENT DATED AUGUST 14. THE MATTER WAS DISCUSSED WITH YOU INFORMALLY ON SEPTEMBER 18. AS YOU WERE THEN INFORMED. IS PRESENTLY ON TRIAL FOR THE ALLEGED SUBMISSION OF FALSE CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES. IF ANY FURTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS MATTER IS DESIRED. IT IS SUGGESTED THAT YOUR REQUEST BE DIRECTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

B-133562, OCT. 4, 1957

TO MR. GEORGE W. LENNON:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF SEPTEMBER 12, 1957, CONCERNING THE CLAIM OF CURRAY FLYING SERVICE, GALESBURG, ILLINOIS, FOR ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION ALLEGED TO BE DUE FOR TRAINING FURNISHED TO VETERANS UNDER THE PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION COVERED BY 40 VOUCHERS ADMINISTRATIVELY TRANSMITTED TO US FOR CONSIDERATION, AND WHICH WERE DISALLOWED BY CERTIFICATE OF SETTLEMENT DATED AUGUST 14, 1957.

THE MATTER WAS DISCUSSED WITH YOU INFORMALLY ON SEPTEMBER 18, 1957, WHEN YOU VISITED OUR OFFICE. AS YOU WERE THEN INFORMED, INASMUCH AS ARTHUR R. CURREY, THE OPERATOR OF THE INSTITUTION, IS PRESENTLY ON TRIAL FOR THE ALLEGED SUBMISSION OF FALSE CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES, THE QUESTION OF CIVIL LIABILITY HAS BEEN TRANSMITTED TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR HIS CONSIDERATION AND APPROPRIATE ACTION.

IF ANY FURTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS MATTER IS DESIRED, IT IS SUGGESTED THAT YOUR REQUEST BE DIRECTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.