Today, Cybercrime has caused lot of damages to individuals, organizations and even the Government. Cybercrime detection methods and classification methods have came up with varying levels of success for preventing and protecting data from such attacks. Several laws and methods have been introduced in order to prevent cybercrime and the penalties are laid down to the criminals. However, the study shows that there are many countries facing this problem even today and United States of America is leading with maximum damage due to the cybercrimes over the years. According to the recent survey carried out it was noticed that year 2013 saw the monetary damage of nearly 781.84 million U.S. dollars. This paper describes about the common areas where cybercrime usually occurs and the different types of cybercrimes that are committed today. The paper also shows the studies made on e-mail related crimes as email is the most common medium through which the cybercrimes occur. In addition, some of the case studies related to cybercrimes are also laid down.