How missing woman ‘duped investors’
The provisional liquidators sifting through missing businesswoman Melissa Caddick’s affairs believe she used Excel spreadsheets to create fake statements to dupe her investors.
Ms Caddick disappeared in November 2020, shortly after her home was raided by the Australian Federal Police as part of an Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) investigation into her and her business, Maliver Pty Ltd.
Bruce Gleeson and Daniel Soire, of Jones Partners, were appointed as provisional liquidators of Maliver and as receivers of her property in December.
Mr Gleeson described the investigation as “unusual” in a media statement on Wednesday, saying he and Mr Soire had examined thousands of documents and interviewed Ms Caddick’s family, former colleagues and…