Dana Point Yacht Ponzi. The Ed Fitzgerald Scandal
By Tom Blake
Published: August 3, 2009.
Book updated May 27, 2013. Huge, huge news came down on May 10, 2013 in the case that began on July 17, 2009, a trusted Dana Point Harbor (Orange County, California) yacht broker and boat charter operator named Ed Fitzgerald, who had worked in the harbor for 25+ years, disappeared with $3 million belonging to an estimated 40 victims, most of them friends, many single moms. He is no longer free.