Stratford Police are warning you about a new scam using text messages.

They say they became aware of the scam Wednesday that is making the rounds targetting unsuspecting victims.

It involves a text message being sent to your mobile device that says Bell Mobility has sent you money through an Interac online transfer because they overcharged you on your last bill.

The texts are not coming from Bell Mobility but rather the suspects behind the scam.

Stratford Police Inspector Mark Taylor says you shouldn’t respond to the message through text or by calling.

“They don’t care how they’re going to get their money, they are going to use the phone, email or text messaging and this is just a new scam for them to try and get money out of innocent people.”

Taylor adds that if you receive the message once you should just delete it but if there are repeated messages you should contact police.