Deposit scam exposed - warnings issued to thousands of landlords

Landlords warned to be especially vigilant in light of recent scam.

Mydeposits says it is aware of a new scam being used by a fraudulent company imitating mydeposits and targeting landlords and letting agent members of the custodial scheme in England & Wales.

The scam uses an email which imitates one from mydeposits requesting the member landlord or firm to confirm their email address.

Anyone receiving an email of this description should NOT click on the link and mydepositsadvises recipients to contact them direct at

Like many scam emails, this one features the mydepositslogo and looks authentic.
According tomydeposits, the email says it is urgent that the recipients do not delay in clicking on the link in order to continue receiving 'Important messages.'

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