In order to find out if an email is a scam, you should avoid clicking on any links in that are in any emails. The links that are attached to emails, in this manner, usually have cloned the website of the institution where you do your banking. The link will look similar to your banking institutions site. Do not enter any of your personal information in emails in this fashion. Your bank will not contact you in this way. Most scammers use proxy servers, in order to make it difficult to track them. Always look in the browser. Often they redirect you from your intended site, but this will be clear, when you look at the browser.