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Billy McFarland Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Fyre Festival Disaster
1 year ago

Billy McFarland Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Fyre Festival Disaster

The rollercoaster of crime, emotions, and sheer stupidity has finally ended. Our beloved Billy McFarland, the co-founder of Fyre Festival, has been sentenced to six years in prison with three …
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Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Agrees to Pay $27 Million
1 year ago

Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Agrees to Pay $27 Million

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Our favorite dogged and ambitious music entrepreneur is back at it again. Billy McFarland, the Lionel Hutz of the music industry, settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and agreed …
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Fyre Festival Organizer Hit With New Criminal Charges
1 year ago

Fyre Festival Organizer Hit With New Criminal Charges

The mighty entrepreneur and walking Onion article, Fyre Festival organizer Billy McFarland, pleased his fans this week by adding up even more criminal charges against himself.  According to the FBI and the …
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Update: Fyre Festival Promoter Pleads Guilty to Fraud
2 years ago

Update: Fyre Festival Promoter Pleads Guilty to Fraud

Fyre Festival founder, and perhaps the most hated person in the music industry, Billy McFarland, pleaded guilty on March 6th to two counts of wire fraud. McFarland deceived festivalgoers–who were promised …
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Fyre Festival Founder Charged With Fraud
2 years ago

Fyre Festival Founder Charged With Fraud

Fyre Festival founder and matchstick man, Billy McFarland, has been charged with wire fraud.

It is claimed that McFarland provided overzealous numbers to persuade investors to invest about $1.2 million …
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Social Media Takes Aim as Fyre Festival Goes up in Flames
3 years ago

Social Media Takes Aim as Fyre Festival Goes up in Flames

Large-scale music festivals have long been the source of wanderlust horror stories. From logistical missteps that result in thousands of stranded attendees to food shortages to drug overdoses, concertgoers looking for …
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