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This photo taken March 22, 2013, shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. The IRS issued $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds last year to people using stolen identities, with some of the money going to addresses in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Ireland, according to a Treasury report released Thursday. The IRS sent a total of 655 tax refunds to a single address in Lithuania, and 343 refunds went to a lone address in Shanghai. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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This photo taken March 22, 2013, shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. The IRS issued $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds last year to people using stolen identities, with some of the money going to addresses in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Ireland, according to a Treasury report released Thursday. The IRS sent a total of 655 tax refunds to a single address in Lithuania, and 343 refunds went to a lone address in Shanghai. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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