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Sorry you are dealing with this situation. If it is a publicly traded company the EIN would be listed on its 10ks or SEC filings. That database can actually be located through the SEC's EDGAR database: www.dol.gov/cgi-bin/leave-dol.asp?exiturl=http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml&exitTitle=SEC%20Filings%20and%20Forms%20%28EDGAR%29
If it is not a publicly traded company unfortunately, the only way to obtain the EIN is too use a fee based search provider such as Fiensearch: www.feinsearch.com/. This is the most likely the most economical fee based search engine.
or Lexis: www.law.lexisnexis.com/infopro/zimmermans/disp.aspx?z=1420
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