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Episode 68: Michael Vorce: Shipwrecked!

Case File

We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
By all appearances Michael Vorce makes millions buying and selling luxury yachts. He's living the dream as a 20-something playboy in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and with all the boats he buys, he is able to borrow millions from banks. But when the loans come due, questions float to the surface, like "Where are all the boats?" and "Where is all the money?"

Michael Vorce: Shipwrecked!

  • Michael Vorce is a twenty-something playboy living it up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. By all appearances Vorce makes millions buying and selling luxury yachts. And with all the boats he buys, he is able to borrow millions from banks. But when the loans come due, questions float to the surface, like 'Where are all the boats' and 'Where is all the money?'


Web Exclusives

  • Inside the Loan Scam     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Investigators explain Michael Vorce's signature tricks for bamboozling bankers and coaxing them to reveal the criteria that might raise red flags.

  • The Investigation     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Special Agent Wayne Jackowski explains how the quest to capture Vorce led the FBI to Chicago.

  • Michael Vorce Plea Statement Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 4:57 PM ET

    View the transcript of the hearing in which Michael Vorce pleaded guilty before a judge in Grand Rapids.

  • Michael Vorce American Greed Statement Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 4:56 PM ET

    View the statements sent by Michael Vorce to American Greed from prison by email.

  • Ryan Steensma American Greed Statement Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    View the statements sent by Ryan Steensma to American Greed from prison by email.

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