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Fyre Festival organizer sentenced to 6 years on fraud charges

McFarland pleaded guilty in July to wire fraud charges related to his failed April 2017 music festival in the Bahamas.

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Promoter of failed Fyre Festival gets 6 years in prison

A federal judge has given the creator of the highly publicized, failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas a six-year prison term

NY Times /
Fyre Festival Organizer Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison

Billy McFarland had pleaded guilty to wire-fraud charges in the Fyre debacle as well as two more fraud counts for running a sham ticket-selling ...

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'A serial fraudster': Creator of failed Fyre Festival in Bahamas sent to jail

The creator of the highly publicized and famously failed Fyre Festival music bash has been sent to ...

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Promoter of failed Fyre Festival gets 6 years in prison

A federal judge has given the creator of the highly publicized, failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas a six-year prison term

Washinton Post /
Hillary, Bill Clinton to launch speaking tour after 2018 midterms

The Clintons will “tell their stories from some of the most impactful moments in modern history,” according to the promoter.

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Legendary Chicago Blues Guitarist Otis Rush Dies at 84

Legendary Chicago blues guitarist Otis Rush, whose passionate, jazzlike music influenced artists from Carlos Santana and Eric Clapton to the rock band Led Zeppelin, died Saturday at the age of 84, his longtime manager said. Rush succumbed to ...

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Lawyer: Mental illness led to Fyre Festival promoter’s crime

A lawyer says mental illness caused the promoter of a failed music festival to rip off investors and commit other crimes

NY Times /
3-D Printed Gun Promoter, Cody Wilson, Is Charged With Sexual Assault of Child

Police were trying to find Mr. Wilson, who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl at a hotel in Austin, Tex. He was last known to be in Taiwan.

NY Times /
3D-Printed Gun Promoter Cody Wilson Charged With Sexual Assault of Child

Mr. Wilson is accused of having sex with a girl under the age of seventeen at a hotel in Austin on Aug. 15 and paying her $500, according to an ...

VoA /
Meet Captain South Africa; She’d Rather not Punch Criminals

The usual suspects — Wonder Woman, Spider-Man and Darth Vader — roamed at Comic Con Africa. A few African characters were also on display: Kwezi, ...

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