African scam e-mail using Comodo forum list

Hey all!
I just received this typical e-mail scam and they state they got my address from the Comodo forum list. Funny how the “to” address is no where near mine, but it came to my computer anyway. I just thought someone should know about this. Copy to follow:
Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire West Africa
Tel : +25507924282
For logistic reason contact me on e.mail:(

Attention: Respectful,
Greetings and How are you today.I am AMANIE DOUDOU from Cote d’ Ivoire (Ivory Coast) in West Africa.I got your contact address from Comodo Board Forum Memberlist. Please I would like you to kindly permit me to apply through this medium for your co-operation to secure an opportunity to invest and do joint relationship and business with you in your country.

I have a substantial capital I honourably Inherited from my late father late Chief EMILE BOUGA DOUDOU who was minister of Interior and deal in Cocao and coffee plantation Cote d’ Ivoire (Ivory Coast) before the Epmigo rebels killed him recently in poltical crisis in our country that have resulted to war in some part of our region this past years. I intend to invest this fund in profitable areas in your country into a very lucratives business venture of which you are to advise and execute the said venture over there for the mutual benefits of both of us.

Most especially is for you to help me come over to your base if possible for You be able co-operate with me to become my business partner in your country and create ideas on how money will be invested, properly managed and the type of investment after the money is transferred to your custody with your assistance.
I inherited this sum from my late father whom therebels killed because he was not supporting their selfish intrest to topple the present president.

Meanwhile, on indication of your willingness to handle this transaction sincerely by protecting my Interests and upon your acceptance of this proposal.I would furnish you with the full detailed information, procedure, and we shall mutually agree on your percentage interest or share holding for helping me to secure the release of the deposit and investing the fund into a lucratives profitable venture in your care.
The amount involve is the sum of Nine million five hundred thousand USD $9.500,000USD I will be glad to reserve this respect and opportunity for you, if you so desire,but I do urge you to give this matter your immediate attention as it deserves.
I want you to be rest assured that everything is in order and legitimate it was due to the political crisis in our country that have resulted to war which cause everybody to find a way to get out the country, that make’s me to use this medium to request for your assistance hoping that you will not let me down.
This fund is legitimately acquired by my late father from sales of cocoa and coffee and diamond dealings. Looking forward to your prompt response on e.mail:(

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can we do something about it? sue the guy? (:CLP)

Ganda, isn’t that one of your former minions?

Budzoid, they obviously did get your email from this forum because you didn’t hide it :wink:

Please tell me how to avoid this in the future.
Shine On! :frowning:

Go to Profile at the top of the forum > Account Related Settings > Hide email address from public? > Click it

This option is enabled by default on new member registration

Thanks for the tip.I thought I did this a long time ago, but I guess I was wrong.

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but if she got the address from here, then how this is happen: