Yasser Arafat has barely been in the ground five minutes and I receive this e-mail:

I am Mr Mohammed Rashid the finicial confidant to the late leader of

palestine liberation organization (PLO) Yasser Arafat. After the burial

of the late president i

myself and the wife of the late president Mrs Suha were under querry by

the palestinian liberation organization over the assets and account of

the late president.

Yes, it’s the classic 419 scam, given a topical spin. I think I’ll pass…