B-49067, APR. 10, 1956

B-49067: Apr 10, 1956

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TRANSMITTED HEREWITH IS A COPY OF A LETTER OF MARCH 23. IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT DESIRED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE BE FURNISHED BY YOU DIRECT TO IT. IT IS SUGGESTED THAT YOUR REPORT INCLUDE THE ADDRESSES OF THE WITNESSES.

B-49067, APR. 10, 1956

TO MR. R. B. MCLEAISH, ADMINISTRATOR, FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION:

BY LETTERS DATED NOVEMBER 14, 1947, AND MARCH 2, 1951, THE ACTING DIRECTOR OF FINANCE OF YOUR DEPARTMENT REPORTED SHORTAGES IN THE ACCOUNTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO LEROY (LEROY) L. BROWN, FORMER COUNTY RURAL REHABILITATION SUPERVISOR, FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (NOW FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION), FARKE AND VERMILLION COUNTIES, WITH HEADQUARTERS AT ROCKVILLE, INDIANA.

ON JUNE 7, 1951, WE TRANSMITTED TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR USE IN EFFECTING COLLECTION TWO AUTHENTICATED TRANSCRIPTS FROM THE BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS OF THIS OFFICE SHOWING CERTIFIED BALANCES OF $554.84 AND $1,306.94, PLUS INTEREST, TO BE DUE THE UNITED STATES IN THE OFFICIAL ACCOUNTS OF THIS OFFICER. TRANSMITTED HEREWITH IS A COPY OF A LETTER OF MARCH 23, 1956, FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, TOGETHER WITH A COPY OF ITS ENCLOSURE, REQUESTING THAT THE INVESTIGATIVE REPORTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN THIS MATTER BE BROUGHT UP TO DATE, PARTICULARLY AS TO WITNESSES AND THEIR ABILITY TO TESTIFY.

ACCORDINGLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT THE SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT DESIRED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE BE FURNISHED BY YOU DIRECT TO IT, IN DUPLICATE, AND THAT A COPY THEREOF BE TRANSMITTED HERE IN ORDER THAT OUR FILE IN THE MATTER MAY BE COMPLETE. IT IS SUGGESTED THAT YOUR REPORT INCLUDE THE ADDRESSES OF THE WITNESSES.