He is the self-proclaimed condo king of New England, a man so cheeky that after five years in prison for bank fraud he’d moor his 94-foot yacht off the federal courthouse in Boston just to goad prosecutors.
She is the former fitness instructor and ventriloquist who law enforcement says rebuilt a real estate empire in Florida while her boyfriend pulled the strings from his jail cell.
Boca Raton residents Bill Lilly and Valerie Kaan are a model of the American rebound. A 2005 Boston Globe story during the couple’s high-rolling days — before the recession would again test their muster — says they were making the most of their second chance in life with matching Rolls Royces and a waterfront mansion.
But maybe the third time is the charm.