Sioux County Sheriff

Scam alert uses claims of pastors seeking gift cards

*Scam Alert*

There is a report of a scam involving people who have received text messages from someone claiming to be a local church pastor. The texter, claiming to be the pastor, states they have a friend in the hospital ill with cancer, requests you to purchase gift cards and send them the gift card numbers. This is a scam; do not respond to these texts or provide any information.