Be advised that we are seeing an increase in the type of scam described below in Scam Alert 10-21-14. There are different variations, but ultimately the scammer attempts to get you to click on a link that supposedly leads to an offer, but in reality in leads to malicious programs that attempt to infect your computer. As stated below, you should be sure to keep your antivirus programs up to date, and avoid clicking on any link whose address appears suspicious. You can discover the true address of a link by hovering your cursor over the link and reading the ensuing pop-up. If you receive such an email you should consider contacting the alleged Agent by using a phone number obtained through a different source besides the email.