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Fyre Festival Scammer Billy McFarland Sentenced To Six Years In Prison

Gothamist Thursday, 11 October 2018
Fyre Festival Scammer Billy McFarland Sentenced To Six Years In PrisonBilly McFarland—the 26-year-old Fyre Festival co-founder who pleaded guilty to fraud in connection with the failed fest, and who also pleaded guilty to a separate fake ticket scam he was running while he was awaiting sentencing for the Fyre Fest scam—was sentenced to six years in prison today in Manhattan . [ more › ]
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Billy McFarland, who organized Fyre Festival, has been sentenced to six years in prison. McFarland pleaded guilty to wire-fraud charges made against him in relation to Fyre Festival in March. Fyre Festival instantly became infamous after hundreds of attendees were left stranded in the Bahamas. In...

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