A prominent bikie boss has been asked to help finance a reality TV show starring the wife and daughter of one of Australia’s most famous gangsters.
The makers of an Australia series of hit show ‘Mob Wives’ are currently in discussions with Moudi Tajjour, who recently became the national head of the Nomads OMCG.
A local series of the show has long been mooted, with Robert and Dhakota WIlliams – the wife and teenage daughter of Melbourne underworld figure Carl – reportedly set to star.
Convicted killer Tajjour, 34, told Daily Mail Australia he was recently asked to invest in the show as filming of its first season approaches.
The wife and daughter of Melbourne underworld figure Carl Williams (pictured) are reportedly set to star in an Australian version of hit reality TV show ‘Mob Wives’, when filming starts soon
Moudi Tajjour (pictured), the national president of the Nomads OMCG, told Daily Mail Australia he had been approached to be an investor in the show
‘It’s going to be something like an Aussie version of the Kardashians,’ Tajjour said.
‘It will be all about crime and a few of the Melbourne guys’ wives and families.
‘They’ve asked me to be involved before they start the filming – I might even become a movie star,’ the bikie boss joked.
The Australian series of Mob Wives, is understood to be something of a spin off the US series and follows a Sydney and Melbourne series of Real Housewives, which has gained a cult fanbase.
But in an interview about the show last year, Roberta denied it was ‘glamourising’ crime and murder.
‘We’re not trying to glorify the underworld,’ Ms Williams told radio station KIIS FM.
‘There is [a connection] to crime, but we’re not on there to promote gang life, the underworld, criminality or anything like that.
‘It’s more about if we can change the minds of some young girls out there if we can direct them away from crime, towards other avenues rather than seeing this as a fun life.
‘(Australia hasn’t) seen me out there with my little boy who’s got autism, getting him ready for school, the struggles of day-to-day life with him.’
She did not respond to Daily Mail Australia’s requests for comment.
Roberta (right) and Dhakota Williams (left) have long been touted as the potential stars of the show, with Mrs Williams previously saying the reality TV series was not intended to ‘glorify the underworld’
All grown up: In her teenage years, Dhakota (pictured) has gone on to develop a large following on Instagram and social media, a key reason behind her reported casting in the new TV show
Among the Williams’ reported co-stars are Lisa Candido (left), an underworld socialite, and the daughter of Melbourne underworld Pasquale Villani, Raquael
Stefani Samac (pictured), the daughter of convicted drug smuggler Tomislav Samac, is also reportedly set to star in the series
Reportedly set to star alongside the Williams clan are Stefani Samac, the daughter of convicted drug smuggler Tomislav Samac, and Raquael Villani, whose dad Pasquale was a Melbourne underworld figure.
Lisa Candido, something of an ‘underworld socialite’, has also previously spoken of her plans to be involved int he show
Adding potential spice to the series is the revelation this week that several significant Melbourne underworld criminals could have their convictions squashed.
A high profile lawyer. known as ‘Informer 3838’, passed sensitive information about her underworld kingpin clients to Victoria Police.
The information she gave to police helped convict key figures like drug kingpin Tony Mokbel and drug dealer Pat Barbaro – and tilted the game in favour of police ending the notorious Melbourne gangland wars.
But another of her high profile former clients had figured out long before most.
Carl Williams feared she was turning crooks loyal to him into snitches, a letter written by the former gang kingpin revealed.
Carl Williams (pictured with Roberta arriving at the scene of a gangland murder in 2004) could have some of his convictions quashed after revelations his lawyer turned informant for Victoria Police against some of her high profile underworld clients
In a letter sent long before his brutal execution, Williams believed a trusted confidante was a double agent who helped police turn his hitman into a police snitch. It’s understood this was his lawyer, known by Victoria Police as ‘Informer 3838’
‘There is a lot more stuff that I cannot say at the moment, but believe me I am 100 per cent right, as much as I don’t want to think I was right,’ he said in the letter sent in August 2006 and obtained by Daily Mail Australia.
THE RISE AND FALL OF CARL WILLIAMS
Early 1990s: Carl Williams is a low-level drug dealer working as a ‘gopher’ for Melbourne’s notorious Carlton Crew
October 13, 1999: On Carl Williams’ 29th birthday Jason Moran puts a .22 slug into his guts over a drug dispute
June 15, 2000: Williams murders Mark Moran outside his Aberfeldie home
June 21, 2003: Williams hires a gunman to deal with Jason Moran at a kids’ football clinic in Pascoe Vale
April 2003: Mark Mallia, a wanna-be drug baron from the western suburbs, was tortured, murdered and his body burned
October 23, 2003: Williams hires the Moran hit team to murder Michael Marshall in front of his young son in a South Yarra street
March 31, 2004: Two gunmen blast Lewis Moran inside the Brunswick Club
June 2004: Purana taskforce detectives arrest Williams
‘I had a lot of time for [Informant 3838] and stuck up for her quite a lot of time with different people.’
Williams said he’d been told Informer 3838 had pressured witnesses into talking to police and making statements against him and others.
He also said in the letter the lawyer ‘didn’t want to withdraw’ from acting for a key witness in the case despite what appeared a clear conflict with her representing him.
After intense pressure from Williams’ barrister the lawyer ‘reluctantly’ pulled out.
Williams was murdered in April 2010 by a fellow inmate in a secure unit of Barwon Prison after he agreed to rat against fellow criminals in exchange for extraordinary concessions from Victorian authorities.
In chilling CCTV footage captured from Barwon Prison, Williams is seen reading the newspaper with his killer standing behind him with the weapon that would be used to bludgeon him to death.
An official autopsy report showed Williams was struck once to the right side of the head from behind as he sat reading a newspaper in the high-security unit’s common area he shared with two other prisoners.
He then fell to the ground where he was struck up to seven times to the left side of his head.
Drug kingpin Tony Mokbel (pictured), who is currently behind bars, was another criminal who was represented by the lawyer
As part of their deal, police had already agreed to pay school fees of up to $20,000 for his daughter Dhakota at the exclusive Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School.
The fresh revelations of the lawyer’s involvement came after the lifting of court-imposed gag orders that had until now protected the lawyer.
The question of just how deep her involvement in the underworld went remains unanswered, with the Victorian Government on Monday ordering a Royal Commission into the matter.
Victoria Police commissioner Graham Ashton on Monday said the lawyer’s actions could impact on at least 20 convictions.