Gangland widow Roberta Williams faces life on welfare despite flaunting lavish lifestyle

Gangland widow Roberta Williams will spend the remainder of her life on taxpayer funded welfare regardless of flaunting her lavish life on social media.

Williams is greatest identified for being the jilted spouse of Melbourne gangland killer Carl Williams, who had dumped her by the point he was bludgeoned to demise in April 2010 by jail enforcer Matthew Johnson.

Carl had been serving 35 years for ordering the murders of three individuals and conspiracy to homicide a fourth. 

Roberta Williams (pictured outside Victoria County Court on July 12, 2022) is best known for being the jilted wife of Melbourne gangland killer Carl Williams

Roberta Williams (pictured outdoors Victoria County Court on July 12, 2022) is greatest identified for being the jilted spouse of Melbourne gangland killer Carl Williams

Roberta Williams continues to cry poor despite looking anything but in recent images posted to social media

Roberta Williams continues to cry poor regardless of wanting something however in latest pictures posted to social media 

A 2007 file photo of convicted murderer Carl Williams as he sat in the dock at the Melbourne County Court. It would be the last public photo ever taken of him before his 2010 murder

A 2007 file picture of convicted assassin Carl Williams as he sat within the dock on the Melbourne County Court. It can be the final public picture ever taken of him earlier than his 2010 homicide 

On Friday, a County Court of Victoria lifted a gag order forbidding the media publishing particulars of her newest prices.  

In July, Williams was again amongst acquainted territory caged inside the jail dock of Melbourne’s County Court. 

The courtroom heard she was broke, battered and confined to welfare funds for the remainder of her life due to who she is and her unlucky lot in life. 

It was a well-known story from the convicted drug vendor, who nonetheless manages to look in social media posts wanting 1,000,000 {dollars}.  

In 2004, whereas nonetheless married to Carl, Williams hung out behind bars for her position in a $450,000 drug trafficking operation. 

She had pleaded responsible to at least one rely of trafficking a industrial amount of ecstasy and was sentenced to 18-months in jail. 

Roberta Williams (pictured here with an associate outside court on July 12, 2022), sported bandages on both hands and appeared leaner and slightly younger than she did in 2019

Roberta Williams (pictured right here with an affiliate outdoors courtroom on July 12, 2022), sported bandages on each fingers and appeared leaner and barely youthful than she did in 2019

Roberta Williams outside the County Court of Victoria in September 2019

Roberta Williams outdoors the County Court of Victoria in September 2019

Sporting bandages on each fingers and showing leaner and barely youthful than she did throughout her 2019 arrest, Williams once more performed the a part of tragic sufferer of circumstance. 

While her arrest that 12 months made nationwide headlines, her admissions of guilt and subsequent sentence had been stored a secret by the courtroom to permit her co-accused to get a good trial. 

That all ended when he lastly conceded his position within the doomed plot. 

Williams pleaded responsible in May to prices of blackmail and recklessly inflicting damage to her one-time television producer Ryan Naumenko. 

Naumenko had made the error of contacting Williams with an concept to movie a actuality tv collection about her life. 

What that present might have appeared like is anybody’s guess, but when Williams is to be believed – and County Court Judge Fiona Todd took the bait hook, line and sinker – it might need featured a destitute housewife caring for her autistic youngster. 

By the time his deal was cancelled with excessive prejudice, Naumenko had been bashed by Williams’ mates – John James Harrison, Jake Sexton, Hassam Al Zwainy and Daniel De Silva – robbed and threatened with demise at gunpoint. 

Ryan Naumenko, then 36, went public with the allegations against Williams in 2019. He showed off his injuries to a television reporter

Ryan Naumenko, then 36, went public with the allegations towards Williams in 2019. He confirmed off his accidents to a tv reporter

Ryan Naumenko was beaten, bashed and threatened with a gun after getting into a doomed business agreement with Roberta William

Ryan Naumenko was crushed, bashed and threatened with a gun after getting right into a doomed enterprise settlement with Roberta William 

Roberta Williams (centre) departs the Melbourne Magistrates' Court after being granted bail in on August 7, 2019 over the attack on Naumenko

Roberta Williams (centre) departs the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court after being granted bail in on August 7, 2019 over the assault on Naumenko 

Naumenko, who was 36 on the time and nonetheless residing together with his mum, had been lured to a warehouse in Collingwood – simply outdoors of Melbourne’s CBD – the place he was ambushed. 

While Williams was initially accused of choking Naumenko with {an electrical} twine in the course of the assault, she pleaded responsible to the assault cost on the premise she took no half in any bodily assault on him after securing a take care of the Office of Public Prosecutions director Kerri Judd, QC. 

The courtroom heard Williams advised her mate to ‘kill the c*nt’ in the course of the horrifying assault that lasted three hours.

Williams advised Naumenko he was lucky they did not kill his mom and youngsters, who had been current at the exact same warehouse earlier than the assault. 

The courtroom heard Williams turned on Naumenko amid fears he was scamming her after he made guarantees handy over as much as $50,000 raised from a GoFundMe web page to finance the ‘Mob Wives’ styled actuality present. 

Blackmail in Victoria carries a most jail sentence of 15 years, whereas the assault cost tops out at 5. 

Williams will stroll this month on a group corrections order doubtless with out having to do a single day of group work. 

Even her co-accused, who confronted the identical prices, however had no prior offences to his identify, was pressured to hold out 150 hours of group work. 

Williams claims she is simply too sick and too busy with motherly duties to carry out such work. 

Her destiny shall be formally selected August 26, however  the presiding decide has already advised her she will not be jailed. 

While Williams survived Melbourne’s notorious gangland warfare that claimed the lives of 36 underworld figures, the now 52-year outdated claims she nonetheless fears she and her household might be whacked at any second.

Roberta Williams vomits into a paper bag while waiting to be assessed by a police doctor after her 2019 arrest

Roberta Williams vomits right into a paper bag whereas ready to be assessed by a police physician after her 2019 arrest

Roberta Williams after being arrested over a bungled blackmail attempt on a tv producer

Roberta Williams after being arrested over a bungled blackmail try on a television producer 

Williams’ longtime barrister, Emma Turnbull, advised the courtroom her shopper was unable to get a job due to who she is. 

‘She’s Roberta Williams,’ she stated. ‘She’s fully unemployable.’

Ms Turnbull stated employers shunned Williams due to her public profile as a gangland widow. 

Besides, even when Williams was inclined to get a day job, she was unable to due to the particular wants of her youngest youngster Guiseppe – born to a different villain in Robert Carpenter. 

Carpenter is a convicted killer, who as soon as stomped a 14-year-old boy to demise underneath a home in Melbourne.

The courtroom heard ‘Seppe’, now aged 11, wants fixed care from his deadbeat mum.  

During her preliminary listening to within the magistrates’ courtroom, Williams had been proven vomiting right into a paper bag earlier than launching right into a rage, lifting up a police desk and smashing chairs.

Extraordinary video displaying Williams berating police earlier than trashing the interview room was launched by prosecutors on the time. 

For half-an-hour Williams had bombarded police with a bunch of conspiracy theories earlier than she was sick in a brown paper bag. 

The video was captured inside a Melbourne West police station interview room simply weeks after Williams allegedly threatened to kill the tv producer. 

A tearful Williams was seen all through the hour lengthy video in a state of misery, leaning again on her chair and preaching to 2 fraud squad detectives. 

‘You murdered my husband in a facility that was meant to be protected … who murdered my husband? Why did you get him killed,’ she requested straight off the bat. 

‘Cos that is what you do. You have individuals killed. You put on a badge and you are able to do that.’ 

Carl Williams was bludgeoned to demise in April 2010 by jail enforcer Matthew Johnson after studying in a newspaper that his cellmate was a police informer. 

He had been serving 35 years for ordering the murders of three individuals and conspiracy to homicide a fourth. 

Johnson was convicted and sentenced in December 2011 to 32 years in jail.

Carl Williams had break up together with his spouse years earlier from behind bars. 

Years earlier than he died, together with his divorce looming, the as soon as feared gangster had appeared at courtroom with a brand new girl altogether. 

Williams was famously pictured shouting at Renata Laureano as she left a County Court of Victoria listening to for the gangster in 2007. 

‘On the nineteenth of April 2010, I died that day,’ Williams advised police. ‘I used to be advised they had been laughing whereas Carl was dying on the ground too.’ 

Roberta Williams continues to cry over the prison death of her ex-husband Carl (left) who was murdered in jail in 2010

Roberta Williams continues to cry over the jail demise of her ex-husband Carl (left) who was murdered in jail in 2010

Carl Williams is pictured reading a copy of a Melbourne newspaper that revealed him to be a rat. Behind him stands Matthew Johnson, who is about to end his life

Carl Williams is pictured studying a replica of a Melbourne newspaper that exposed him to be a rat. Behind him stands Matthew Johnson, who’s about to finish his life

The World According To Roberta Williams 

Williams was thrown onto the imply streets of Frankston as a nine-year outdated.

She by no means had her personal mattress and now claims to assist youngsters get hold of their very own bedrooms.

Williams stated her daughter’s worst worry was having her mum killed whereas behind bars:  ‘And that kills me to listen to that from my f**king daughter,’ she stated. 

Williams claimed Channel 7 ran the Naumenko interview (aired earlier than Williams was charged) as a result of they ‘hate her guts’ as a result of she refuses to work with them. 

‘They’re untrustworthy and I can not stand untrustworthy individuals,’ she stated.

Williams blames police for the demise of Carl Williams behind bars 

Claimed her arrest was a part of a conspiracy to  cease her giving proof on the Lawyer X royal fee

Believes law enforcement officials would belief her with their very own youngsters 

Fears police may have her killed 


Williams epeatedly accused police of attempting to ‘shut her up’ earlier than the royal fee into Victoria’s administration of police informers. 

Her useless husband Carl had been among the many first to suspect lawyer Nicola Gobbo had been working for the police.  

Williams additional accused the detectives of getting ‘judges of their pocket’ and conspiring to have her murdered.  

‘I do know I sound like a loopy girl, I do know that. But you possibly can’t deny the truth that Carl was murdered in jail are you able to?’ she requested. 

The bewildered detectives had been pressured to repeatedly guarantee the 51-year outdated that not solely had they not conspired to kill the gangster, that they had not even been within the police power on the time. 

‘All I can say in relation to that’s I wasn’t a police officer when that occurred,’ an officer advised Williams.

She had repeatedly denied any unsuitable doing over the allegations put ahead by the tv producer. 

Williams claimed she was the true sufferer and that she had messages – allegedly on behest of police – warning her somebody was going to ‘spray her home with pellets’ and stab her when she visited Brisbane. 

‘So which police officer gave these directions?’ she stated. ‘I’m not going to close up. I’ve received on a regular basis on the planet.’

‘There isn’t any sufferer. There isn’t any fudging sufferer. Like you stated, you wanna shut me up earlier than the royal fee.’

‘I did not say that,’ the detective defined, once more.

The video confirmed Williams repeatedly speak over the detectives as she spouted off conspiracy theories about corruption inside the state. 

‘How would you are feeling in case your spouse was murdered by corrupt law enforcement officials? Sickening is not it. How would you want to inform your youngster that your spouse was murdered corruptly after which have them present photographs of your useless spouse laying there with blood everywhere in the flooring,’ she stated.   

Detectives had been pressured to cease the interview after simply 10 minutes as Williams continued to rant.   

At one level, Williams requested to see her psychiatrist earlier than going off the deal with accusing yet one more police officer of homicide. 

‘I would like my remedy proper now as a result of I’m about to have a psychological breakdown,’ she warned. 

She then requested for a bin in case she wanted to vomit. 

Instead she acquired a bag, which she used with gusto. 

When completed actually spilling her guts, Williams continued to go on the assault, declaring a detective tried to have her killed by a bikie. 

Among a spread of allegations, Williams accused Victoria Police of not solely killing Carl, however murdering his mum and bashing within the head of her toddler son. 

‘My mum dedicated suicide, allegedly, however the police killed her too,’ she stated. ‘So Vic Pol has taken three lives in my household and I’m meant to be okay?’

Barbara Williams – Carl’s mum – suicided in 2008 with an overdoes of drugs. 

Williams claimed police had killed her with a sizzling shot of heroin.  

‘I’m wondering who’s going to stay the sharp object in my throat after I hit jail,’ she stated. ‘They’d wanna be given it an excellent go, as a result of I will not have my again turned like Carl was … it will likely be going straight of their f**king eye. I will not be sitting like f**king Carl was.’

Williams lectured one younger officer concerning the evils she had seen dedicated by the hands of police throughout her wretched life. 

‘I’ve seen em kick doorways in infants’ faces and go away em bleeding f**king on the bottom,’ she stated. ‘That was my 18-month outdated son. He was left to bleed like a f**king animal.’

Williams solely appeared to settle down when the detective entertained a dialogue together with her about her supposed love for teenagers.    

‘I’m loud, sure I’m f**king loud. I’m at all times loud. I’m loud wherever I’m, however I do not assault individuals and I’m not violent,’ Williams assured.  

She advised the officer her love for kids was well-known amongst Victoria Police, with officers refusing to enter their bedrooms when executing search warrants. 

‘The cops even say “Roberta I’d leave my kids with you, you’re amazing”,’ she stated.