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Belgium’s VestiVille being called Fyre 2.0

Yes, Ja Rule was on the lineup.

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Billy McFarland reportedly writing a Fyre Festival memoir from prison

Tentatively titled ’Promythus: The God of Fyre,’ the memoir is a planned 800 handwritten pages, and its already passed its original planned publication date, of course.

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blink-182 talks Fyre Festival doc, Seth Rogen’s parody, new album & more

Mark Hoppus also discussed the idea of doing a tour with all of blink-182's side projects.

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Two different Fyre Festival documentaries out this week on Hulu & Netflix

Hulu just surprise-released documentary ’Fyre Fraud’ which features an interview with the doomed festival's founder, Billy McFarland; Netflix's documentary is out Friday.

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Netflix Fyre Festival documentary premieres in January

The two year anniversary of the fiasco that was Fyre Festival is approaching at the end of April, and if you still can't get enough dirt on the would-be luxury getaway that deteriorated into chaos and cold cheese sandwiches, Netflix has announced a new documentary on the festival.

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Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland sentenced to 6 years in prison

”It is my conclusion based on all the submissions that the defendant is a serial fraudster and that to date his fraud like a circle has no ending,” the sentencing judge said.

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Fyre Festival founder’s fraud caused by “untreated mental illness,” lawyer says

”The evidence suggests that Billy has a good heart that has been led astray by poor judgment and by untreated mental illness,” Billy McFarland's sentencing papers read.

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Fyre Festival’s Billy McFarland pleads guilty to fake ticketing scheme

Billy McFarland pleaded guilty to his involvement in a fake ticketing scheme while out on bail awaiting sentencing for fraud charges related to the doomed Fyre Festival, which he organized with Ja Rule.

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SEC settles $27 million fraud case against Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced that Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland -- along with two companies he founded, a former senior executive, and a former contractor -- agreed to settle charges arising out of "an extensive, multi-year offering fraud" that raised at least $27.4 million from over 100 investors...

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Two Fyre Festival attendees awarded $5 million in lawsuit

Whether McFarland, who pled guilty to wire fraud and has been arrested since on more fraud changes (and is being sued by other Fyre attendees), has any money to pay them, remains to be seen.

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