• Fyre Festival Founder Charged With Selling Fake Tickets to Big Events While Out on Bail

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland, 26, was hit with two more charges regarding a ticket scam through his company NYC VIP Access, federal prosecutors revealed Tuesday.
    McFarland became infamous after 2017's Fyre Festival disaster in the Bahamas, after which he pleaded guilty to fraud for promoting a supposedly life-changing event that for the most part didn't actually exist. The new charges came while McFarland was out on $300,000 bail.
    “William McFarland, already awaiting sentencing for a prior fraud scheme, allegedly continued to conduct criminal business as usual,” United States...
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