Australia NSW police expand search for remains of Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick

11:18  28 february  2021
11:18  28 february  2021 Source:   smh.com.au

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Police have discovered the remains of missing Sydney businesswoman and fraudster Melissa Caddick on the NSW South Coast more than three months after she vanished from her eastern suburbs home. Campers discovered Ms Caddick ’s decomposed foot in a shoe at Bournda Beach Credit: NSW Police . Ms Caddick missed the 4pm deadline on Thursday to attend the registry to hand over her passport or any airline tickets. It wasn’t until noon on November 13, that her husband of seven years, Anthony Koletti, 38, reported his wife’s disappearance to police . She had left the home with

Melissa Caddick ’s investors were convinced she would not take her own life. But she had, of course, fooled them before. “She’s a narcissist, and narcissists don’t take their own lives,” one investor told Guardian Australia last week. Since Caddick disappeared in November, within hours of the corporate regulator, Asic, and the Australian federal police raiding her m house in the exclusive Sydney suburb of Dover Heights, police in New South Wales have repeatedly said they believed she was still alive.

The search for the remains of missing Dover Heights woman Melissa Caddick has been widened after human remains were found on Mollymook Beach last Friday night.

Assistant Commissioner Mick Willing © AAP Assistant Commissioner Mick Willing

NSW Police have confirmed they have expanded the hunt for the Sydney businesswoman. Teams have been combing Cunjurong Point, Mollymook and Tathra on the NSW South Coast today. The search was assisted by SES members.

A police spokesman said the remains found at Mollymook had not yet been linked to Ms Caddick and that it was usual for DNA testing to take up to a week.

The Mollymook find came just days after Ms Caddick's badly decomposed foot in an ASICS running shoe was found at Bournda Beach, near Tathra, last Sunday.

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NSW Police conducted extensive searches in a bid to find Ms Caddick and their publicly stated working theory was that she was still alive. "How Melissa came to enter the water is still a mystery and will be the subject of ongoing investigations," Assistant Commissioner Willing said. " Police have always kept an open mind in relation to what the circumstances were for her disappearance including the fact that Melissa may have taken her own life."

Missing Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick 's remains found on NSW South Coast. Police have confirmed a decomposed foot found by campers near Tathra belongs to Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick who has been missing since Footage from a police raid of Melissa Caddick 's home provided a surprise clue to her disappearance when a foot was found on a remote NSW beach.

Over the past three months, the 49-year-old has been at the centre of a major Australian Securities and Investments Commission investigation into allegations she misappropriated more than $20 million from investors, who were led to believe they were making great returns from share investments when instead, their funds were going into her personal accounts.

Ms Caddick disappeared in the early hours of Thursday, November 12.

Other than her family, members of the Australian Federal Police were the last people to see Ms Caddick alive. They left her Dover Heights home at around 7pm on Wednesday, November 1, after executing a search warrant on behalf of ASIC.

Bizarrely, she had previously camped at the same location her foot was discovered on school excursions, classmates from Peakhurst High School told the Herald.

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The remains of alleged fraudster Melissa Caddick were found more than 400km from her eastern suburbs home following a bombshell development in the months-long case. But what happened after she left her Dover Heights property, and even how she left, remains a mystery. There’s no suggestion of any wrongdoing by Ms Caddick ’s son or husband in relation to the ASIC investigation or her disappearance and death. Speaking to the media on Friday assistant commissioner Michael Willing said how Ms Caddick ended up in the water “ remains a mystery” and there had been no reported

Melissa Caddick 's foot was found inside a shoe on a beach on the NSW south coast. Source: 7NEWS/AAP. Camper John McLaren told The South Coast News he saw a group of young people, three men and a woman, direct police to the shoe on the Sunday. He said the group didn't appear to Melissa Caddick missing since November. Ms Caddick vanished the day after corporate watchdog ASIC executed a search warrant at her luxury Dover Heights home on November 11. Liquidators allege the self-styled financial adviser "meticulously and systematically" deceived those who entrusted

Assistant Commissioner Mick Willing said the shoe, a dark grey ASICS Gel Nimbus 22, matched the size and description of the running shoes Ms Caddick was wearing when police raided her home.

"[The foot] had been in the water for some time. Scientists were able to extract DNA from the foot and match it to a sample of DNA that we had already obtained from a toothbrush belonging to Melissa and from her relatives," he said.

Flowers were left outside the Caddick residence in Dover Heights over the weekend.

Crisis support can be found at Lifeline: (13 11 14 and lifeline.org.au), the Suicide Call Back Service (1300 659 467 and suicidecallbackservice.org.au) and beyondblue (1300 22 4636 and beyondblue.org.au)

NSW Police confirm human remains found at Mollymook did not belong to Melissa Caddick .
Human remains found on a NSW South Coast beach a week after the decomposed foot of businesswoman Melissa Caddick was discovered belong to a man, police say.Police said the remains found at Mollymook belong to a man.

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