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If you’re interested in all things paparazzi, there’s an interesting story in the New York Times today about a brewing blackmail scandal in Italy involving a young photographer named Fabrizio Corona, a millionaire talent agent, various politicians, celebrities, and scantily-clad TV dancers. (Go here for the article.) Hey, Italy is the home of the paparazzi. (It all started on the Via Veneto and was immortalized in La Dolce Vita. If you want to catch up on your paparazzi history, go here.)

After you read the article, you may, like me, start wondering about how many similar schemes have never been uncovered.