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A new type of scam involving text messages and cell phones has surfaced, and police want you to be alert for it.
Istvan Kovacs, community resource officer at the Shelbyville Police Department, said that he first became aware of the scam when he received a text message recently on his cell phone that told him his bank account at a certain bank (not his) was temporarily locked, and to unlock it, he should call a certain phone number.
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