I got a tax refund check in the mail the other day then I don't think I actually should have gotten, and have been turning that over in my head a bit. I just want to make it clear, though, that I had no part in this business:
Two mid-level D.C. government employees used phony paperwork to collect more than $16 million from illegal tax refunds, avoiding detection for at least three years while issuing more than 40 checks cashed by friends and family members in on the scam, prosecutors said yesterday.
As I said, I'm innocent.
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