- Category : 1923-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 2
Italian criminologist, psychiatrist and political diplomat of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta.
A subscriber to the extreme far right politics in Italy, Semerari also had close ties to the Banda della Magliana, whose meetings were usually organized by him in his villa at Rieti in the summer of 1978, through his group Costruiamo l'azione (Let's build the action). He was also a member of Propaganda Due (P2) masonic lodge and maintained links with the SISMI, the Italian military intelligence agency, which allowed him to transfer information to the Banda della Magliana.
In exchange for financial support for his organization, Aldo Semerari would usually offer psychiatric evaluations to members of various criminal organizations tailored to the frequent arrests, which members usually underwent. In addition to the Banda sella Magliana, he had made the same deal with Raffaele Cutolo's Nuova Camorra Organizzata (NCO), as well as with the rival organization of the Cutolo, the Nuova Famiglia (NF) headed by Carmine Alfieri. Semerari helped Camorra boss Umberto Ammaturo, allied with the NF, to escape prison feigning insanity.
Aldo Semerari was eventually assassinated by the Camorra on 1 April 1981. His body was found decapitated.