Fyre Festival tried to happen virtually 18 months in the past now. The failed vacation spot pageant placed on by Ja-Rule and Billy McFarland is greatest recognized for stranding tons of of ticket holders on a small Bahamian island. The island which was marketed as a tropical paradise by influencers such because the Kardashians and Bella Hadid didn't have the infrastructure to carry a inhabitants inflow, not to mention a full music pageant.

Not lengthy after the information of the pageant failure broke on social media, it went extremely viral. More viral than virtually something in 2016, apart from the election of President Trump. Quickly the failed pageant caught the eye of federal investigators after dozens of buyers got here ahead declaring they have been defrauded.

Federal Prison Sentence

Billy McFarland was then arrested for wire fraud. Now at present he has lastly been sentenced for his crimes. For defrauding people out of over $6 million, he'll spend 6 years in federal jail.

McFarland's protection group tried to get their consumer out of jail time by informing the decide Billy was lately recognized with Bi-Polar dysfunction and “didn't know proper from unsuitable”. The decide didn't take the bait and whereas handing down her sentence declared that McFarland was a serial fraudster, and any analysis doesn't excuse his conduct.

I truthfully simply have one query: WHERE IS JA-RULE.

BREAKING: Fyre Fesitval Founder, Billy McFarland Sentenced To 6 Years In Federal PrisonBREAKING: Fyre Fesitval Founder, Billy McFarland Sentenced To 6 Years In Federal Prison

Source: VICE

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