The verification of a 30-year-old alibi is the nightmare of any judicial investigator or detective agency authorized to carry out defensive criminal investigations.

More than thirty years after the crime of Via Poma, the media, in search of an audience, throw headlines like “there is a breakthrough in the murder of Simonetta Cesaroni”. Then you read further and discover that after such a long time there is a witness who makes the alibi of the lawyer Francesco Caracciolo Read more about The verification of a 30-year-old alibi is the nightmare of any judicial investigator or detective agency authorized to carry out defensive criminal investigations.[…]

To the student detectives of my detective agency Octopus I teach The Art of War.

Investigations are very much like wars between truth and lies. When I teach ‘great investigations’ to the student detectives of my detective agency Octopus I am often inspired by ‘The Art of War’. About a thousand years ago, El Cid Campeador won his battles by catapulting baskets of bread into fortresses to be conquered; today, Read more about To the student detectives of my detective agency Octopus I teach The Art of War.[…]

We Italians were lucky not to have street gangs like in the States

Many years ago a client approached my first detective agency Octopus in Bergamo for an international investigation. My research ended up in the United States, where I met a fellow private detective who had opened his own detective agency in Los Angeles after a career as a policeman in an anti-gang squad in California. At Read more about We Italians were lucky not to have street gangs like in the States[…]

The vaccine is the shortcut to come back to productivity, not for ourselves but for the ticks of our government that are infesting our poor Italy

I was about to go and get vaccinated against covid-19. They had almost convinced me, or rather: I was letting myself be carried away. Even though I knew I would have regretted it: vaccination is the shortcut to come back to productivity, not for ourselves but for the ticks that infest our poor Italy (let’s Read more about The vaccine is the shortcut to come back to productivity, not for ourselves but for the ticks of our government that are infesting our poor Italy[…]

The sex scandal that has engulfed Prince Andrew has unleashed the worst side of the tabloids

The sex scandal that has engulfed Prince Andrew and the entire British Crown has predictably unleashed the worst side of the tabloids. The journalists have discovered, thanks to the revelations of a former court maid, that the Duke of York has an obsession with soft toys and tends to be rude if the toys are Read more about The sex scandal that has engulfed Prince Andrew has unleashed the worst side of the tabloids[…]