failed fyre festival

NEW YORK | Promoter of failed Fyre Festival gets 6 years in prison

NEW YORK  — A federal judge has given the creator of the highly publicized, failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas a six-year prison term. Billy McFarland was sentenced Thursday in Manhattan federal court. Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald called him a “serial fraudster.” He admitted defrauding investors of $26 million in the 2017 music festival and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Promoter of failed Fyre Festival gets 6 years in prison