Paolo had sowed the seeds that maybe other seeds were being sowed right there, right now.
Tony asked outright. “Do you think the bastard’s shagging her in there?”
“Well Livia does seem very vulnerable right now and some men might take advantage of her. After all, she’s a beautiful woman.” Paolo was adding fertiliser.
“I don’t pay you to notice how good looking my sister-in-law is. I pay you to keep fuckers like that copper away from her!” Tony was angry and taking it out on Paolo.
Tony’s real concern was that she was colluding with a copper.