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IRS Slow Notifying Identity Theft Victims Of FraudThe Equifax hack and others like it exposed the personal information of millions of Americans. Criminals can use stolen social security numbers to file for a tax refund in your name, but CBS 2's Ryan Kath found out the IRS can be slow in letting people know their identities have been stolen.
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