The husband of missing con artist Melissa Caddick has left a luxury home in East Sydney as liquidators prepare to sell it.
The husband of missing con artist Melissa Caddick has left the luxury home the couple shared as liquidators prepare to sell it.
A court told Anthony Koletti to vacate the house in Dover Heights, in Sydney’s upscale eastern suburbs, so it could be sold to pay off Caddick’s debts.
A Thursday statement from bankruptcy firm Jones Partners, which has been tasked with overseeing the liquidation of his assets, said Koletti had vacated the house.
“We are in the process of preparing the property for sale and undertaking a selection process to appoint a real estate agent to market the property,” said Jones Partners director Bruce Gleeson.
“We will seek further court orders to proceed with the sale of the property when it is before the court on June 15.
“We anticipate strong interest in the Dover Heights property given the feedback we have received to date.”
He added that the firm was making “good progress” in asset recovery.
There were plans to hold a meeting of investors and creditors within the next two weeks, Gleeson said.
Caddick, a Sydney businesswoman, disappeared in November 2020 shortly after her home was raided by Australian Federal Police as part of an Australian Securities and Investments Commission investigation into her and her business.
She has not been seen since, although her decomposed foot was discovered last year, still inside Asics running shoes, on Bournda beach near Tathra.
Gleeson previously told reporters that it appeared Caddick had tricked investors into giving him money that she used to live an extravagant lifestyle.
She was “meticulous and systematic” in the way she “enticed” investors to hand over money, sometimes her life savings, she said in February 2021.
“The way that she continually represented to investors that their investments were safe, that their investments were increasing in value,” he said.
“All the investors believed that everything was going well, but obviously nothing could be further from the truth.”