Scam alert!

REGIONAL—The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to beware of scammers claiming to be from “Apple Support.”

These scammers are calling people and telling them that their account has been breached. They then ask for personal information.

The calls came are coming from local numbers, i.e. 712-441-XXXX.

Authorities urge to not respond to the requests for any personal information and disconnect the call.

If residents are unsure whether the call is a scam or legitimate, they are urged to disconnect the call and contact the official Apple Support website at https://support.apple.com/contact or call the U.S. Apple Support phone number at 1-800-275-2773.