After personal tax returns were found in a dumpster, we've learned there is an investigation into how they got there.
People's W-2 forms found in dumpster, on street
INDIANAPOLIS -- Nearly 40 people have been notified by the Indiana Attorney General's Office after their tax documents were found in a dumpster.
Many of the people were not Indiana residents.
The investigation was started by the Attorney General's Office after a story from Call 6 Investigates.
PREVIOUS | Call 6: Tax documents found in dumpster, lying on ground
The Indiana Attorney General also sent a letter to the nearby tax preparer to find out how customer information ended up in the trash.
According to the IRS' website, once taxpayer information is no longer required, it must be returned to the taxpayer or properly disposed of – which includes burning or shredding the data.
The business could be served with a warning or a lawsuit, depending on the outcome of the investigation.
Download the new and improved RTV6 app to get the latest news on the go and receive alerts to your phone
Sign up to have the latest news headlines delivered straight to your email inbox
A platinum NBA All-Star ring was among the items stolen from the Geist home of Pacers player Paul George on Monday night.
One person was hospitalized Friday morning after a stabbing in downtown Indianapolis.
A Fishers teenager is spending her summer at the IU Health Simon Cancer Center with a lofty goal -- trying to find a cure for kidney cancer.
It's a problem that pops up regularly when the weather starts getting warm: Keeping the door-to-door solicitors away.
A man was arrested after police say he robbed a tobacco store, carjacked a van and led police on a chase before crashing at a busy Greenwood…