Police are investigating a collection of gunshots fired into a luxury sports car business in Richmond – a business beforehand investigated for taking huge safety deposits from clients and failing to return them.
A Victoria Police spokeswoman stated it was believed a number of rounds of photographs have been fired into Dream Drives Melbourne in Burnley Street about 11.30pm on Friday.
It is believed about 9 bullets have been shot into the entrance window of the business.
The spokeswoman stated proof of the capturing was observed by a passer-by who alerted police about eight.30am on Saturday.
No accidents have been reported within the capturing. Police stated the investigation was ongoing.
The capturing comes after the Australian Investments and Security Commission and NSW Fair Trading investigated six totally different car rental corporations, together with the Victorian Dream Drives Melbourne department, in 2015.
Three of the businesses investigated, together with the Dream Drives department in Sydney, entered into liquidation.
It was believed individuals who had used the luxury car rental providers have been owed virtually $2.5 million, with three main banks pursuing the entities on behalf of consumers.
At the time of the investigation, it was reported by the ABC that the National Australia Bank was owed almost $1.four million, Commonwealth Bank was owed $418,000, and Westpac was owed about $550,000.
Fairfax Media has sought remark from Victoria Police on whether or not it was probing if the capturing was linked to to ASIC investigation and is awaiting a response.