Episode 3: Dirty rotten scoundrel

Melissa Caddick's lies were not limited to her professional world, she wasn't afraid of perpetrating dastardly deeds in her private life. From the collapse of her first marriage to controlling exactly what, and how much, her friends and family knew, we investigate how she built the foundations for her biggest fraud. You can find bonus material here. If you have more information about this case, please contact us at [email protected] The Sydney Morning Herald's Kate McClymont and 60 Minutes' Tom Steinfort take a deep dive into one of the most extraordinary crimes of the century.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Since late 2020, the case of missing Sydney woman Melissa Caddick has captivated the country. A seemingly successful businesswoman from Sydney's eastern suburbs went missing after authorities raided her Dover Heights home amid questions over an unlicensed financial planning business. Sydney Morning Herald investigative journalist Kate McClymont would reveal key details of a massive Ponzi scheme and a $23 million fraud that ripped off investors including her family and friends as Caddick lived the high life of overseas trips, cars and high end fashion. McClymont's coverage would win her a ninth Walkley Award. Now McClymont and 60 Minutes’ Tom Steinfort are set to present a breakthrough podcast Liar, Liar: Melissa Caddick and the Missing Millions that will follow the twists and turns of a case where everyone has a theory of their own. What happened to the money and what happened to Melissa? Liar Liar will reveal fresh details of the crime of the century through interviews with key players and takes listeners from upmarket jewellery auction rooms in Hong Kong, to the ski slopes of Aspen to private islands in the South Pacific.