• Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland Pleads Guilty to New Fraud Charges

    21 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Billy Farland , the infamous promoter ​behind Fyre Festival pleaded guilty to a second fraud on Thursday, July 27 - a total of two convictions in under five months' time. Authorities say that McFarland had operated a ticket-selling scam while he was out on bail for the first case. The plea, which entered in Federal District Court, has Mr. McFarland charged with selling fake tickets to events such as Burning Man, the Super Bowl and Coachella.
    According to a statement from the United States Attorney's Office, more than 30 individuals had spent a total of approximately $150,000 USD for the...
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