Fyre Festival tried to happen virtually 18 months in the past now. The failed vacation spot competition placed on by Ja-Rule and Billy McFarland is finest recognized for stranding lots 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 competition.

Not lengthy after the information of the competition 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 competition caught the eye of federal investigators after dozens of traders got here ahead declaring they had been defrauded.

Federal Prison Sentence

Billy McFarland was then arrested for wire fraud. Now at the moment 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 workforce tried to get their shopper out of jail time by informing the decide Billy was just lately identified 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 habits.

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