Dana Point Yacht Ponzi. The Ed Fitzgerald Scandal
by Tom Blake
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.