Episode 098: Eric Alpert – Thomas Capano, Anne Marie Fahey Murder Case

Retired agent Eric Alpert served in the FBI for 25 years. In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review, Alpert reviews the high-profile investigation of multi-millionaire Thomas Capano for the disappearance and murder of Anne Marie Fahey. Anne Marie Fahey had been the scheduling secretary for the governor of Delaware, and Capano was a powerful attorney with many high-level contacts and connections in Wilmington.

During his Bureau career, Eric Alpert was involved in investigations and received specialized training in kidnapping, child abductions, criminal profiling, crisis management, violent crime, and homicide investigation. Later in his career, Alpert was promoted to supervisory positions in the Violent Crime Section, Criminal Investigative Division, at FBI Headquarters and the Behavioral Analysis Unit in Quantico. He retired as the Senior Supervisory Resident Agent in the Tampa Division’s  Orlando Resident Agency.

Special Agent (Retired)

Eric Alpert

9/27/1982 – 10/31/2007









The following are links to newspaper articles about the investigation of multi-millionaire Thomas Capano for the murder of Anne Marie Fahey:

Philadelphia Inquirer – 1/31/1999:  The tortuous fall of Tom Capano

New York Times – 1/25/1997:  Investigation of Woman’s Disappearance Narrows

Washington Post – 1/18/1999:  CAPANO FOUND GUILTY IN LOVER’S SLAYING

WHYY:  Notorious convicted killer Thomas Capano found dead in Delaware prison cell

CBS News:  Fatal Attraction: Behind The Façade

Thomas Capano and Anne Marie Fahey.












Jerri Williams

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Jerri Williams, a retired FBI agent, author and podcaster, jokes that she writes about the FBI to relive her glory days. After 26 years with the Bureau specializing in major economic fraud and corruption investigations, she calls on her professional encounters with scams and schemers to write police procedurals inspired by true crime FBI cases in her Philadelphia FBI Corruption Squad crime fiction series featuring flawed female FBI agent Kari Wheeler. Jerri’s FBI for Armchair Detectives nonfiction series enables readers to discover who the FBI is and what the FBI does by debunking misconceptions about the FBI in books, TV, and movies. Her books are available as ebooks, paperbacks, and audiobooks wherever books are sold. She’s also the host of FBI Retired Case File Review, a true crime podcast with more than 300 episodes available on all popular podcast apps and YouTube.

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