Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury.
Liquidation of an insurance company formerly certified by this Department as an acceptable surety/reinsurer on Federal bonds.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Surety Bond Branch at (202) 874-6850.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Amwest Surety Insurance Company, a Nebraska company, formerly held a Certificate of Authority as an acceptable surety on Federal bonds and was last listed as such at 65 FR 40873, June 30, 2000. The Company's authority was terminated by the Department of the Treasury effective May 31, 2001. Notice of the termination was published in the Federal Register of May 31, 2001, on page 29632.
On, June 7, 2001, upon a petition by the Director of Insurance for the State of Nebraska, the District Court of Lancaster County, Nebraska, issued an Order of Liquidation with respect to Amwest Surety Insurance Company. L. Tim Wagner, Director of Insurance for the State of Nebraska, was appointed as the Liquidator. All persons having claims Start Printed Page 36833against Amwest Surety Insurance Company must file their claims by June 7, 2002, or be barred from sharing in the distribution of assets.
All claims must be filed in writing and shall set forth the amount of the claim, the facts upon which the claim is based, any priorities asserted, and any other pertinent facts to substantiate the claim. Federal Agencies should assert claim priority status under 31 U.S.C. 3713, and send a copy of their claim, in writing, to: Department of Justice, Civil Division, Commercial Litigation Branch, P.O. Box 875, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044-0875, Attn: Mr. Randy Harwell, Attorney.
The above office will consolidate and file any and all claims against Amwest Surety Insurance Company, on behalf of the United States Government. Any questions concerning filing of claims may be directed to Mr. Harwell at (202) 307-0180.
The Circular may be viewed and downloaded through the Internet (http://www.fms.treas.gov/c570/index.html). A hard copy may be purchased from the Government Printing Office (GPO), Subscription Service, Washington, DC, (202) 512-1800. When ordering the Circular from GPO, use the following stock number 048-000-00536-5.
Questions concerning this notice may be directed to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Management Service, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Surety Bond Branch, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 6A04, Hyattsville, MD 20782.Start Signature
Dated: June 30, 2001.
Director, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Financial Management Service.
[FR Doc. 01-17507 Filed 7-12-01; 8:45 am]
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