Scams come in all kinds of ways

If you have a computer and you have email you have more than likely been targeted for a scam. They come in all disguises, from telling you you have won a bunch of money but need to send some money to cover certain costs to friends who are either stranded somewhere and need some emergency cash.

Over the past week or so I've received two emails that appeared to have been sent to me by friends. The emails, labeled 'URGENT', said they needed a favor from me. “I need to get a Gamestop Gift Card for my Nephew, it's his birthday today and I totally forgot. I can't do this now because I'm current...