Man Steal Maserati During Test Drive

A man dupes a salesman into giving a test drive alone, the man steals the $150,000 sports car

Michael McGilvary II
Michael McGilvary II, Palm Beach Count Sheriff's Office

On Tuesday, February 21st, 45-year-old Michael McGilvary II, duped a salesman into letting him test drive a Maserati after telling him he wanted to show it off to his girlfriend.

Michael made a visit to the  Ferrari-Maserati of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, he asked the salesman if he could test drive the 2016 Maserati GranTurismo, valued at $150,000. He requested if he could test drive the vehicle to the Boca Raton Resort and Club, which was located 11 miles away.

The salesman went with Michael, the driver told the salesman that they should leave the car to so he could show him his father's boat. He told the salesman that his girlfriend was waiting at the resort, he told the salesman he would bring her, so he could make a decision if he wanted to purchase the vehicle.Michael left with the car and was missing for 30 minutes when the Salesman realized that Michael stole the vehicle.

Due to Michael providing his driver's license a day earlier detectives of Boca Raton Police were able to arrest him on Wednesday, but the car could not be located.

After the arrest of Michael McGilvary II he was charged with grand theft, and was placed in Palm Beach County Jail.



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