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TO WALTER AND HAVERFIELD: REFERENCE IS MADE TO OUR LETTER TO YOU DATED JUNE 19. IN THIS CONNECTION THERE IS ENCLOSED A COPY OF A LETTER DATED AUGUST 6. 854.84 MADE TO THE INSTITUTION WAS REPAID AND THAT THIS INTERIM PAYMENT WAS NOT INCLUDED IN THE SCHEDULE OF OVERPAYMENTS. IN VIEW OF THE INFORMATION FURNISHED BY THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION WHICH INDICATES THAT NO ERROR WAS MADE IN STATING THE OVERPAYMENTS. THE MATTER WILL BE TRANSMITTED TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE INITIATION OF COLLECTION PROCEEDINGS UNLESS APPROPRIATE ARRANGEMENTS ARE MADE WITHIN THE NEXT TEN DAYS TO LIQUIDATE THIS INDEBTEDNESS.

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B-124499, AUG. 17, 1956

TO WALTER AND HAVERFIELD:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO OUR LETTER TO YOU DATED JUNE 19, 1956, RELATIVE TO THE CLAIM OF AUTO MECHANICS SCHOOL OF PITTSBURGH REQUESTING THAT ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE BY THE INSTITUTION TO REFUND THE SUM OF $46,256.74 REPRESENTING OVERPAYMENTS ADMINISTRATIVELY REPORTED BY THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION.

IN A CONFERENCE WITH A REPRESENTATIVE OF OUR STAFF ON JULY 2, 1956, YOU INDICATED THAT AN ERROR OF APPROXIMATELY $19,000 APPARENTLY HAD BEEN MADE IN COMPUTING THE REPORTED OVERPAYMENTS AND THAT YOU WOULD SUBMIT A REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION OF THE MATTER. IN THIS CONNECTION THERE IS ENCLOSED A COPY OF A LETTER DATED AUGUST 6, 1956, WHEREIN THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION REGIONAL OFFICE EXPLAINS THAT AN INTERIM PAYMENT OF $19,854.84 MADE TO THE INSTITUTION WAS REPAID AND THAT THIS INTERIM PAYMENT WAS NOT INCLUDED IN THE SCHEDULE OF OVERPAYMENTS.

IN VIEW OF THE INFORMATION FURNISHED BY THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION WHICH INDICATES THAT NO ERROR WAS MADE IN STATING THE OVERPAYMENTS, AND IN THE ABSENCE OF FURTHER WORD FROM YOU OR THE INSTITUTION, THE MATTER WILL BE TRANSMITTED TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE INITIATION OF COLLECTION PROCEEDINGS UNLESS APPROPRIATE ARRANGEMENTS ARE MADE WITHIN THE NEXT TEN DAYS TO LIQUIDATE THIS INDEBTEDNESS.

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