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Man behind the disastrous Fyre Music Festival charged
Billy McFarland has been arrested and faces federal wire fraud charges.
Fyre Festival organizer Billy McFarland arrested for fraud, faces 20 years in jail
Billy McFarland, the co-founder of the failed "fiasco" Fyre Festival, which was meant to take place earlier this year in the Bahamas, was released on bail today after being arrested Friday on fraud charges. The tech entrepreneur was charged with wire fraud in connection to his digital company, Fyre
Fyre festival attendee complains, 'It was literally like The Hunger Games'
An attendee of the doomed Fyre Festival, which became a phenomenon on social media over the weekend after big-name acts withdrew and the event descended into chaos, said this morning that the experience was "literally like 'The Hunger Games "So I know everyone keeps saying online and the internet
Fyre Festival co-founder speaks out: Took a 'big risk' and failed
Billy McFarland, who co-founded the Fyre Festival with rapper Ja Rule, blamed inclement weather for the event's failure and promised refunds and free tickets for next year's event.
We took a 'big risk' and failed: Fyre Festival co-founder speaks out
The co-founder of Fyre Festival-- what was promoted as a once-in-a-lifetime musical event until organizers were forced to postpone it -- spoke out in an interview with ABC News, saying, "We took a big jump here, and a big risk, and V1 has failed." The co-founder blames inclement weather for the
Fyre Festival organizers accused of fraud in $100M class action suit
A $100 million proposed class-action lawsuit filed on Sunday accused the Fyre Festival and its organizers of fraud, alleging the music festival 's "lack of adequate food, water, shelter, and medical care created a dangerous and panicked situation among attendees—suddenly finding themselves stranded
Fyre Festival site on 'lockdown' by Bahamas government
The site in the Bahamas where the now-postponed Fyre Festival was to happen is on "lockdown" by the island country's government. Private security guards were seen Saturday protecting the main site where people had been slated to sleep in luxury tents. On Sunday, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism told
Fyre Festival organizer says they took 'a big risk' and failed
Billy McFarland, who co-founded the event with rapper Ja Rule, blamed bad weather for the failure to produce the luxury festival promised.
Fyre Music Festival organizers explain what went wrong
The Bahamian Ministry of Tourism alleges the group didn't have proper permits.
Fyre Festival promises luxury getaway but doesn't deliver
Young concertgoers were promised a posh concert experience but were left stranded and struggling to get home.