The estranged spouse of fugitive property developer Jean Nassif has revealed the humiliating second her iconic yellow Lamborghini was repossessed whereas she shopped at Coles.
Nisserine Mattar turned a viral sensation in 2019 when Nassif gifted her the yellow Lamborghini Urus SUV in a infamous TikTok video which rapidly turned a meme.
However Toplace tycoon Nassif, 55, fled to Lebanon in late 2022 after his property empire collapsed with money owed of greater than $420million, and left his household behind in Sydney.
He’s wished by police for alleged monetary fraud and his daughter Ashlyn, 28, faces expenses of faking contracts for a $150million mortgage to fund Toplace developments.
Hundreds of householders are additionally chasing him over defects in residences constructed by his firm, together with the Neighborhood tower block in Canterbury whose 400 residents are dealing with a restore invoice of as much as $100million.
The house owners of the 900 residences within the 5 towers of Toplace’s Skyview growth at Fort Hill have been barred from even shifting in after harmful cracks have been discovered by constructing inspectors in 2021, triggering the corporate’s collapse.
Now trolls who mocked the couple’s extravagant shows of wealth – which additionally included clips of fur coats and lavish diamond jewelry – have had the final chuckle.
Nassif’s spouse has admitted she and her three children have been left stranded at a suburban purchasing centre when the infamous $480,000 Lamborghini was repossessed.
Nissy Mattar, estranged spouse of fugitive property developer Jean Nassif, has revealed the humiliating second her iconic yellow Lamborghini (pictured) was repossessed whereas she shopped at Coles
Nisserine Mattar and Jean Nassif (pictured) turned a viral sensation in 2019 when he gifted her the yellow Lamborghini Urus SUV in a infamous TikTok video which quickly turned a meme
It was seized from the automobile park on the Rhodes purchasing centre in Sydney’s interior west as directors attempt to recoup the fortune owed by Nassif’s crashed property agency.
‘I used to be in Coles at Rhodes purchasing centre…we return to the place I parked it, and it’s gone,’ she advised the Daily Telegraph.
‘The youngsters have been crying and attempting to assist me discover it. I known as safety and so they checked the cameras (within the carpark) and will see a man taking it.’
Toplace directors dVT have admitted they repossessed the automobile and have since bought it within the newest stage of their crackdown on Nassif’s property.
Ms Mattar, 36 – who has reverted to her maiden identify within the wake of the scandal – nonetheless has use of Nassif’s Vary Rover however additionally it is within the sights of the directors.
They’ve supplied to permit her to swap it for a less expensive automobile however the directors advised collectors Ms Mattar had rejected the compromise.
The directors are additionally concentrating on the Mercedes Benz firm automobile pushed by Ashlyn Nassif, his daughter from a earlier relationship.
The luxurious automobiles are a number of the few property left for the directors to money in on after an audit revealed thousands and thousands of the corporate’s funds had been shifted abroad previous to its collapse.
Directors discovered the corporate had been buying and selling whereas bancrupt since 2020, and used the Financial institution of Beirut to switch money to Lebanon.
Jean Nassif (circled) was noticed consuming in a Lebanese purchasing centre meals court docket after he fled abroad within the wake of the huge crash of his Toplace growth firm
The 400 residents within the Neighborhood tower block in Canterbury (pictured left) are dealing with a restore invoice of as much as $100million. The house owners of the 900 residences within the 5 towers of Toplace’s Fort Hill’s SkyView growth (pictured proper) have been barred from even shifting in after harmful cracks have been discovered by constructing inspectors in 2021, triggering the corporate’s collapse
Nassif despatched $7million abroad for Lebanese land offers and an additional $10m was despatched to Nassif’s Lebanese-based brother Bakhos Khazen Nassif.
A mysterious $1.28million was additionally despatched to a Nigerian warehouse firm part-owned by Nassif.
Unsecured collectors have been left $400million out of pocket by the corporate’s crash, with an additional $20million owed to statutory collectors.
The corporate’s property are estimated at simply $3.94million. A Ford Mustang owned by the corporate was additionally bought off for $55,000 and a Land Rover is ready to be bought shortly.
The Nassifs turned web well-known when the property boss posted the notorious Valentine’s Day Lamborghini meme on TikTok, which was rapidly lampooned.
Nassif might be heard asking ‘You want?’ to his spouse – carrying designer ripped denims, a Gucci belt and matching yellow basque – in entrance of the supercar of their driveway.
As he filmed the automobile being delivered and his spouse posed in entrance of it blowing kisses, Nassif stated from behind the digicam: ‘And the beast arrive.
‘Congratulations to my new spouse – lastly it’s in our storage. Congratulations Mrs Nassif? You want?…You want?’
The footage sparked a string of parody movies mocking the couple, with clips of bananas, yellow rubber gloves and yellow-lid garbage bins over a creepily drawled: ‘You want?…You want?’
Nissy Mattar (proper) has since accused Jean Nassif (left) of being a ‘extremely controlling and abusive’ narcissist and challenged him to come back again to Australia to face the music
Nissy Mattar, mom of Nassif’s three youngest youngsters, later stated a extra sinister cause hid behind her beaming smiles within the Lamborghini video clip
Ms Mattar, mom of Nassif’s three youngest youngsters, later stated a extra sinister cause hid behind her beaming smiles within the Lamborghini video clip.
‘There’s a narrative to be advised about that automobile, however not but,’ she stated final yr. ‘There can be a proper time, and what you noticed on social media was not remotely like the true story.’
She has since accused Nassif of being a ‘extremely controlling and abusive’ narcissist and challenged him to come back again to Australia to face the music.
She says the failed developer has deserted his household, chopping off all contact with their youngsters and refused to pay their faculty charges and medical bills.
She stated she was residing off loans and feared being evicted from the household’s residence in leafy harbourside Chiswick in Sydney’s inner-west.
‘He desires to see me and the youngsters on the street and residing in a tent,’ she added.
There isn’t any suggestion Ms Mattar was in any means concerned within the Toplace developments or their subsequent collapse.