B-134697, MAY 27, 1958

B-134697: May 27, 1958

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LETOURNEAU: WE HAVE FOR CONSIDERATION THE MATTER OF THE INDEBTEDNESS RESULTING FROM ERRONEOUS CLASS E ALLOTMENT PAYMENTS. AS YOU HERETOFORE HAVE BEEN ADVISED. THE AMOUNT OF THE INDEBTEDNESS WAS REDUCED FROM THE ORIGINAL AMOUNT OF $1. WE HAVE RECEIVED YOUR SIGNED STATEMENT DATED APRIL 21. WHICH WAS DELIVERED TO MR. IN THAT STATEMENT YOU SAY THAT YOU ARE REASONABLY CONVINCED THAT YOUR MOTHER RECEIVED THE ALLOTMENT PAYMENTS IN QUESTION BUT THAT SUCH PAYMENTS WERE RECEIVED WITHOUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND THAT YOU RECEIVED NONE OF THE MONEY. OTHER THAN THE BALANCE OF $653.62 IN A SAVINGS ACCOUNT WHICH WAS TURNED OVER TO YOU AFTER YOUR DISCHARGE FROM THE ARMY. YOU ARE WILLING TO PAY $25 A MONTH IN PAYMENT OF THE SUM OF $653.62.

B-134697, MAY 27, 1958

TO MR. JOSEPH A. LETOURNEAU:

WE HAVE FOR CONSIDERATION THE MATTER OF THE INDEBTEDNESS RESULTING FROM ERRONEOUS CLASS E ALLOTMENT PAYMENTS, AT $30 A MONTH, MADE TO YOUR MOTHER, MRS. ELIZABETH LETOURNEAU, FOR THE 40-MONTH PERIOD FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 1942, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 1945, INCIDENT TO YOUR SERVICE IN THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES. AS YOU HERETOFORE HAVE BEEN ADVISED, THE AMOUNT OF THE INDEBTEDNESS WAS REDUCED FROM THE ORIGINAL AMOUNT OF $1,200 TO $1,030 BY ALLOWING CERTAIN CREDITS.

WE HAVE RECEIVED YOUR SIGNED STATEMENT DATED APRIL 21, 1958, WHICH WAS DELIVERED TO MR. SOLOMON SIDELL, A MEMBER OF THE STAFF OF OUR BOSTON REGIONAL OFFICE, WHO INTERVIEWED YOU ON THAT DATE. IN THAT STATEMENT YOU SAY THAT YOU ARE REASONABLY CONVINCED THAT YOUR MOTHER RECEIVED THE ALLOTMENT PAYMENTS IN QUESTION BUT THAT SUCH PAYMENTS WERE RECEIVED WITHOUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND THAT YOU RECEIVED NONE OF THE MONEY, OTHER THAN THE BALANCE OF $653.62 IN A SAVINGS ACCOUNT WHICH WAS TURNED OVER TO YOU AFTER YOUR DISCHARGE FROM THE ARMY. YOU ALSO SAY THAT IN ORDER TO SETTLE THE MATTER, YOU ARE WILLING TO PAY $25 A MONTH IN PAYMENT OF THE SUM OF $653.62, FOR WHICH YOU ASSUME LIABILITY, THE FIRST PAYMENT TO BE MADE IN JULY 1958.

YOUR PROPOSAL TO PAY THE SUM OF $653.62 BY MONTHLY PAYMENTS OF $25 IS SATISFACTORY, THE FIRST PAYMENT TO BE MADE IN JULY 1958. SUCH MONTHLY PAYMENTS SHOULD BE MADE PROMPTLY BY BANK DRAFTS, CHECKS, OR MONEY ORDERS MADE PAYABLE TO "U.S. GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE" AND FORWARDED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:

U.S. GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE

POST OFFICE BOX 2610

WASHINGTON 13, D.C.

THE REFERENCE "Z 792328" SHOULD BE USED WHEN MAKING PAYMENTS.

WHEN FULL PAYMENT OF THE SUM OF $653.62 IS RECEIVED, THE CASE WILL BE CLOSED.