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Lindsey Vonn

World Cup alpine skier Lindsey Vonn ran into tax troubles in 2012. The IRS filed a $1.7 million tax lien against Vonn and her estranged husband.

The Olympic and World Cup champion skier quickly paid off the hefty sum to the IRS.

"The money owed was for the 2010 tax year, which was filed on time, and it has been paid in full," Vonn explained on her Facebook page on April 15, 2012. "This is an important lesson for me. Not being in control of my finances and relying on someone else who you believed had your best interest at heart was a mistake and one I will not make twice."

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