Melissa Caddick’s hairdresser husband and family unite for an ‘animated’ two-hour meeting as authorities prepare to lay charges against the suspected runaway conwoman
- Suspected runaway conwoman Melissa Caddick could soon be charged
- Her husband Anthony Koletti met with her family on Sunday afternoon
- Two hour meeting with her brother, Adam Grimley, and parents in Sydney’s east
- New details can be revealed about her final conversation with investigators
Charges could be laid against suspected runaway conwoman Melissa Caddick in the coming weeks – as her husband sits down for an ‘animated’ meeting with her father and brother.
Investigators at the corporate watchdog, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, will soon hand a brief of evidence to prosecutors about the missing woman’s alleged financial misappropriation, so charges can be prepared.
The major development was revealed by Nine’s 60 Minutes program on Sunday evening.
A second source with knowledge of the investigation told Daily Mail Australia they expected charges to be laid in a matter of weeks.
An ASIC spokeswoman said the probe remains ongoing – something no doubt at front of mind for Caddick’s husband Anthony Koletti as he visited her brother, Adam, and parents Ted and Barbara at the weekend.
Melissa Caddick’s hairdresser and DJ husband Anthony Koletti came together to meet with her family on Sunday. Mr Koletti is said to treat the clan as his own
The Grimley-Koletti clan came together on Sunday morning, an observer describing them as having an ‘animated’ discussion and keeping each other company for about two hours. On right, the blinds go down
Caddick disappeared two days after the Federal Court froze her assets and shortly following a police raid on her and Mr Koletti’s $6.2million home
Mr Koletti, an unemployed hairdresser who has kept his mum for months, joined the family at Caddick’s parents’ apartment in Sydney’s east for about two hours on Sunday.
‘They were having an animated discussion,’ an observer said. Adam shut the blinds of the family’s sunroom after realising media were nearby.
Meanwhile, court documents have shed new light on the last day Caddick was definitively seen.
In a sworn statement tendered at the Federal Court, and newly made public, investigator Isabella Allen alleges that Caddick hit her with a barrage of questions when authorities raided her $6.2million Dover Heights mansion on November 11.
Caddick during the ASIC-AFP raid on her Dover Heights home on November 11, above
Koletti in conversation with the Grimley clan at their home, where he stayed for about two hours. On right, his father-in-law Ted, potters around the balcony
Caddick allegedly demanded answers on how she was to abide by a court order freezing her assets. When would she have to appear in court? Where would she drop off her passports? Did one order mean she couldn’t use her credit cards, because she used them for all transactions?
Did she have to write up a description of her assets and liabilities by the following Monday, and ‘how am I supposed to do that when you have taken my computers?’ she allegedly spluttered.
The investigator replied: ‘I am unable to answer that question and it may be best that you speak to a lawyer. Do you have a lawyer?’
‘No,’ Caddick said. ‘I have no one to call.’
Koletti with his $300,000 Audi R8 at McMahon’s Point on Sydney’s lower north shore. He and his wife were known for their extravagant lifestyle, but Mr Koletti is not suggested to have had knowledge of Caddick’s alleged financial misappropriation
Mr Koletti with Ms Caddick’s brother Adam Grimley during their only press conference about their loved one’s disappearance
Investigators left Caddick’s iPhone and Apple computers in her possession, the document said.
Her phone was left at home when she allegedly left the house to go for her morning jog the next morning, police said.
Despite the major court action against Caddick and her company, Maliver Pty Ltd – from which she allegedly pocketed up to $20million – a top detective said the missing woman wouldn’t be arrested if she returned home.
‘She is still free. There is no warrant for her arrest. We’re only interested in finding her so she is no longer a missing person,’ said Detective Inspector Gretchen Atkins.
‘She’s not wanted by any court. She’s not a fugitive. She can go back and see her husband and son.’
But the day where she is considered a fugitive could be coming soon.
Anthony Koletti (pictured, left) has met with Melissa Caddick’s family after the businesswoman went missing on November 12, 2020