B-141547, AUG. 25, 1960

B-141547: Aug 25, 1960

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INC.: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO A LETTER DATED DECEMBER 4. THE MATTER OF THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM AGAINST YOUR CONCERN WAS BEING GIVEN FURTHER CONSIDERATION. 826.43 THE MATTER WILL BE CONSIDERED AS CLOSED.

B-141547, AUG. 25, 1960

TO HAMPTON SHIRT COMPANY, INC.:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO A LETTER DATED DECEMBER 4, 1959, FROM YOUR ATTORNEY, A. LOUIS ORESMAN, ESQUIRE, SUBMITTING ON YOUR BEHALF AN OFFER TO PAY THE SUM OF $2,826.43 IN FULL SETTLEMENT OF YOUR REPORTED INDEBTEDNESS TO THE UNITED STATES IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,263.53, REPRESENTING SAVINGS EFFECTED BY REASON OF AUTHORIZED DEVIATIONS FROM THE SPECIFICATIONS UNDER CONTRACT NO. DA-30-280-GM-9524, DATED JANUARY 13, 1951.

BY LETTER DATED FEBRUARY 11, 1960, WE ADVISED YOU THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE HAD REJECTED YOUR OFFER OF SETTLEMENT, BUT THAT IN VIEW OF THE ISSUES OF FACT RAISED BY MR. ORESMAN IN HIS LETTER OF DECEMBER 4, 1959, THE MATTER OF THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM AGAINST YOUR CONCERN WAS BEING GIVEN FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

ON THE BASIS OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FURNISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WITH RESPECT TO THE POINTS RAISED IN MR. ORESMAN'S LETTER OF DECEMBER 4, 1959, WE AGAIN BROUGHT THE MATTER OF YOUR OFFER OF SETTLEMENT TO THE ATTENTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE WITH THE RECOMMENDATION THAT THE OFFER BE ACCEPTED. BY LETTER DATED AUGUST 11, 1960, THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE APPROVED THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE OFFER CONTAINED IN THE LETTER OF DECEMBER 4, 1959. UPON RECEIPT OF YOUR CHECK IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,826.43 THE MATTER WILL BE CONSIDERED AS CLOSED.