• Fyre Festival Organizer Billy McFarland Arrested for Selling Fake Tickets

    8 days ago - By Hypebeast

    After being arrested for his infamous defrauding of over five thousand festival goers back in 2017, and then getting re-arrested in March 2018 for scamming investors out of $26 million USD in wire fraud, Fyre Festival organizer Billy McFarland will now be going back to jail for a third time. According to reports , McFarland was apprehended and charged on Tuesday, June 12 for running a new fraudulent ticket-selling scam that reportedly sold fake tickets to high-profile events like the 2018 Met Gala, Coachella 2018, the 2018 Grammy Awards, Super Bowl LII and even a private dinner with NBA...
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  • Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Arrested for New Ticket-Selling Scam

    Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Arrested for New Ticket-Selling Scam

    8 days ago - By Variety

    Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland, who pleaded guilty to two counts wire fraud in March, was charged Tuesday with running a fraudulent ticket-selling scam while he was out on bail and faces new charges, federal prosecutors told the New York Times on Tuesday. McFarland was rearrested Tuesday and charged with earning $100,000 by selling fake tickets...
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