Billy McFarland co-founder and organizer of Fyre Festival is sentenced to six years in prison with three years probation Billy McFarland co-founder of Fyre Festival is sentenced to six years in prison with three years probation and was ordered to pay restitution of just over $26 million McFarland 26 pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud in March He admitted to defrauding 80 investors as well as falsifying documents to fund the 2017 music festival Fyre Festival McFarland was also caught selling fraudulent tickets to high-end events including the Met Gala and the Grammy Awards through his company called NYC VIP Access while out on pre-trial bail for his initial fraud charges ___ In the US Southern District Court in Manhattan Judge Naomi Buchwald called McFarland a “serial fraudster” that has “been dishonest for most of his life” ___ McFarland made a statement to the court saying The thing that pushed me more than anything was fear of the Fyre Festival failing and of letting everyone down ___ Photo Brendan McDermid Meme

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