B-152922, FEB. 20, 1964

B-152922: Feb 20, 1964

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RELATIVE TO YOUR CLAIMS AGAINST THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY AND THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. AS YOU WERE ADVISED BY LETTER DATED JUNE 25. YOUR CLAIMS ARE NOT COGNIZABLE BY OUR OFFICE. ARE SOLELY WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE DIRECTOR OF INTERNAL REVENUE. YOU WERE EMPLOYED BY THE NAVY EXCHANGE AT THE NAVAL AIR STATION. THE EMPLOYMENT AND DISCHARGE OF PERSONNEL OF SUCH AN ACTIVITY ARE NOT WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF OUR OFFICE. IS A CLAIM SOUNDING IN TORT AS TO WHICH. ANY FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE FROM YOU CONCERNING THIS MATTER WILL SERVE NO USEFUL PURPOSE AND WILL BE FILED WITHOUT REPLY.

B-152922, FEB. 20, 1964

TO MR. RAYMOND G. PERRY:

YOUR LETTERS OF JANUARY 6, 1964, NOVEMBER 21, 1963, NOVEMBER 8, 1963, AND NOVEMBER 4, 1963, RELATIVE TO YOUR CLAIMS AGAINST THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY AND THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.

AS YOU WERE ADVISED BY LETTER DATED JUNE 25, 1963, CSS-Z-2220846-AW, FROM OUR CLAIMS DIVISION, YOUR CLAIMS ARE NOT COGNIZABLE BY OUR OFFICE. ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO THE COLLECTION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE, INCLUDING THE PAYMENT OF INFORMERS' REWARDS, ARE SOLELY WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE DIRECTOR OF INTERNAL REVENUE. ALSO, YOU WERE EMPLOYED BY THE NAVY EXCHANGE AT THE NAVAL AIR STATION, QUONSET POINT, RHODE ISLAND, A NONAPPROPRIATED FUND ACTIVITY OF THE NAVY DEPARTMENT. THE EMPLOYMENT AND DISCHARGE OF PERSONNEL OF SUCH AN ACTIVITY ARE NOT WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF OUR OFFICE. LIKEWISE, YOUR CLAIM FOR DAMAGES FOR THE ALLEGED DEPRIVATION OF YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS, IF VALID, IS A CLAIM SOUNDING IN TORT AS TO WHICH, UNDER THE FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT, 28 U.S.C. 2671- 2680, OUR OFFICE HAS NO JURISDICTION.

IN VIEW OF THE ABOVE, ANY FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE FROM YOU CONCERNING THIS MATTER WILL SERVE NO USEFUL PURPOSE AND WILL BE FILED WITHOUT REPLY.