Carl Williams’ daughter loses bid for Essendon home
THE widow and daughter of slain drug lord Carl Williams shall be pressured from their Melbourne dwelling, with the property to be seized and offered by the Australian Taxation Workplace to settle a longstanding household debt.
Roberta Williams discovered on Wednesday that she had failed in her enchantment to cease the ATO promoting the Essendon home — value greater than $1 million — left to her daughter Dhakota by Carl’s father, George Williams.
George, who died in 2016, had struck a settlement take care of the ATO to mortgage his home, however died with $740,000 nonetheless owing.
In March, the Supreme Courtroom of Victoria decided Roberta had no declare to the home and made orders for it to be offered to cowl George’s liabilities.
However in interesting, Roberta argued a deal had been made by Carl with Victoria Police — part of which was to wipe George’s tax debt — for details about a sequence of gangland murders.
Carl was bashed to demise inside Barwon Jail in 2010 earlier than he might testify in court docket and Victoria Police cancelled its provide.
The ATO argued that it had no involvement in Carl’s take care of Victoria Police.
In dismissing the matter, Justice Joanne Cameron mentioned: “The enchantment has no advantage, was certain to fail, and should be dismissed in its entirety.” Professional bono barrister John Selimi suggested Justice Cameron no ruling for Roberta to pay prices might be made, as she was bankrupt.
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