This “Amazon Gift Card” from a friend is actually a link to a malware site. Here is what the content of the email looks like:
|A friend has sent you a $50 Amazon Gift Card.
Claim Code: #VV5H-MWWHWM-D7P3
Use it to buy anything in our store.
Get your Card Link REMOVED**
Must use by January 15, 2016.
|CLEAN MX||Phishing site|