B-84416, JUN. 23, 1965

B-84416: Jun 23, 1965

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WHICH IS CHARGEABLE TO YOU AS PART OF YOUR INDEBTEDNESS TO THE UNITED STATES. YOU ASK WHY THE AMOUNT OF THAT CHECK WAS NOT RECOVERED BY A SETTLEMENT WITH THE MARYLAND CASUALTY COMPANY OF BALTIMORE. THE SETTLEMENT WHICH WAS EFFECTED WITH THE MARYLAND CASUALTY COMPANY AS SURETY ON YOUR BOND INVOLVED ONLY CERTAIN ITEMS WHICH WERE CERTIFIED TO BE DUE THE UNITED STATES AS A RESULT OF IRREGULARITIES APPEARING IN YOUR DISBURSING ACCOUNT AS SPECIAL DISBURSING AGENT. WHICH WAS DRAWN IN FAVOR OF ONE H. WAS NOT DRAWN BY YOU AS A SPECIAL DISBURSING OFFICER AND THUS WAS NOT REFLECTED IN YOUR ACCOUNTS. THAT CHECK WAS INCLUDED AS AN IRREGULAR PAYMENT IN THE ACCOUNTS OF MR. THE CHECK IN QUESTION WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN OUR SETTLEMENT WITH THE MARYLAND CASUALTY COMPANY ON YOUR BOND AS STATED IN OUR LETTER TO YOU OF MAY 19.

B-84416, JUN. 23, 1965

TO MR. RENO E. STITELY:

WE REFER TO YOUR LETTER OF MAY 20, 1965, REQUESTING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING A CHECK IN THE AMOUNT OF $66, DATED OCTOBER 15, 1932, WHICH IS CHARGEABLE TO YOU AS PART OF YOUR INDEBTEDNESS TO THE UNITED STATES. SPECIFICALLY, YOU ASK WHY THE AMOUNT OF THAT CHECK WAS NOT RECOVERED BY A SETTLEMENT WITH THE MARYLAND CASUALTY COMPANY OF BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, ON YOUR BOND DATED APRIL 29, 1931.

THE SETTLEMENT WHICH WAS EFFECTED WITH THE MARYLAND CASUALTY COMPANY AS SURETY ON YOUR BOND INVOLVED ONLY CERTAIN ITEMS WHICH WERE CERTIFIED TO BE DUE THE UNITED STATES AS A RESULT OF IRREGULARITIES APPEARING IN YOUR DISBURSING ACCOUNT AS SPECIAL DISBURSING AGENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, YORKTOWN, VIRGINIA. THE CHECK FOR $66, WHICH WAS DRAWN IN FAVOR OF ONE H. L. HANSEN, WAS NOT DRAWN BY YOU AS A SPECIAL DISBURSING OFFICER AND THUS WAS NOT REFLECTED IN YOUR ACCOUNTS. RATHER, THAT CHECK WAS INCLUDED AS AN IRREGULAR PAYMENT IN THE ACCOUNTS OF MR. ROY F. LASSLY, DISBURSING CLERK FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, WASHINGTON, D.C. THEREFORE, THE CHECK IN QUESTION WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN OUR SETTLEMENT WITH THE MARYLAND CASUALTY COMPANY ON YOUR BOND AS STATED IN OUR LETTER TO YOU OF MAY 19, 1965, THE PROCEEDS OF THAT CHECK WERE NEVER RECOVERED BY THE UNITED STATES THROUGH LITIGATION OR VOLUNTARY PAYMENTS AND YOU WERE PROPERLY CHARGED WITH THE PAYMENT THEREOF.

INTEREST AT 6 PERCENT PER ANNUM ON THE $66 CHECK HAS CEASED TO ACCRUE AS OF MAY 10, 1965. AS OF JUNE 8, 1965, THE SUM OF $1,663.67, HAS BEEN APPLIED TOWARDS YOUR INDEBTEDNESS, LEAVING A BALANCE DUE THE UNITED STATES OF $10,460.65.

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