At this time of year in the season of goodwill some of you might be a bit less vigilant than normal. Others will have received a computer for the first time as a Christmas present.
A scam is a scheme designed to con you out of your cash.
The Bank of England has a site which helps to explain most of the various e mail scams that might turn up in your e mail in box. Some recent scam e mails even pretend to come from The Bank of England.
If you find a spare moment, have a look at this link. Remember if it looks too good to be true, it generally is not true.
Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year