Fyre Fest Founder Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

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The Fyre Festival gave us an incredible opportunity to watch rich people who paid as much as $400,000 for an exclusive concert meltdown on social media when they were greeted with cheese sandwiches and no plumbing. Now, the festival’s founder has pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud, with each count carrying a maximum 20-year prison sentence Billy McFarland is the young, enterprising founder of Fyre Media Inc.

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