Get safe online - would you know how to spot a phishing scam?
Get safe online – be aware of phishing scams
Phishing scams, also called email scams, are becoming increasingly common as fraudsters come up with new tricks to try and steal your personal information and bank details.
Check the address the email comes from whether it’s a genuine Help to Buy Midlands/Orbit address. Scammers often change its name to make it look more like it is from the company or organisation they are pretending to contact you from.
A scam email usually has a fairly bizarre email address behind what looks like a genuine sender name.
Be aware of how to spot a phishing scam by reading this helpful guide from Which?