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Billy McFarland, the organiser of the spectacular clusterfuck that was Fyre Festival, was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for fraud. “Let’s just do it and be legends, man,” a marketing executive for the festival reportedly said as the event’s imminent catastrophe became increasingly evident. His reported divination came true, man, but not for the glory they had apparently hoped for.
A federal judge found 26-year-old McFarland guilty for selling phony tickets and for misleading investors, the New York Times reported. McFarland pleaded guilty in March to two counts of wire fraud and for two more counts of fraud in July.
“McFarland allegedly presented fake documents to induce investors to put over a million dollars into his company and
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