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March 24, 1952
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Approved For Release 2007/05/07: CIA-RDP80R01731 R002900400 .~ r ~54DRESS REPLY TO "THE ATTORNEY GENERAL" AND REFER TO INITIALS AND NUMBER ? MM-GND:ew 51-282 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE WASHINGTON 25, D. C. March 24, 1952 Honorable Walter B. Smith, Director, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, D. C. _25X1 25X1 NOTED IN ri erv; Misconduct-in-office. There is enclosed a copy of a memorandum, dated February 29, 1952, addressed to the Criminal Division by the Director of-the Federal Bureau of Investigation, relative to the matter mentioned above. The facts indicate that there may be a violation of the Mutual Defense Assistance Act (22 U.S.C. 1571-1584), the conspiracy statute (18 U.S.C. 371), the bribery statutes (18 U.S.C. 201 and 202), or other federal criminal statutes. Since this Department has no investigative facilities in it will be appreciated if your agency will follow this matter an give us a report on any further activities of Din his effort to perfect the arrangements referred to in the enclosed memo- randum. In this connection, it will be helpful if facts relating to the following can be developed: (1) The exact nature of I I employment . (2) status and connections. (3) The names of the 0 firms for which funds may be obtained, including the nature of the business of such firms. (4) Identity of the funds which may be obtained--whether United States funds for European relief, military equipment, cr for other purposes. It will be appreciated if you will give us a report covering any information which your agency may be able to develop relative to this matter. Inclosure #25851 Respectfully, For the Attorney General j6L JAMES M. McINERNEY Assistant Attorney General /05/07: CIA-RDP80R01731 R002900400(644l 17 V MEMORANDUM TO: Mr. Dulles inciicaTea tins you uLu 11v V Vlll++i> ~. ~~.. should comply with the request of the Department of Ju that we conduct an investigation ininto the conduct of 2 employees of MSA on charges of bribery and misconduct in office. A draft reply to the Department of Justice to this effect is attached for your approval and signature. C. V. Hulick 25X1 Ii. April 1952 (DATE) Approved For Release 2007/05/07: CIA-RDP80RO1731 R002900400016-4 Approved For Release 2007/05/07: CIA-RDP80RO1731 8002900400016-4