Fyre Festival promoter Billy McFarland, shown leaving US District Court in Manhattan in March after pleading guilty to wire fraud charges, was sentenced on Thursday to six years in prison. Photo: AP

Promoter of failed Fyre Festival is sentenced to six years in prison

Judge calls Billy McFarland, who cancelled the 2017 music festival in the Bahamas, a ‘serial fraudster’ for stealing from investors and ticket buyers

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Fyre Festival promoter Billy McFarland, shown leaving US District Court in Manhattan in March after pleading guilty to wire fraud charges, was sentenced on Thursday to six years in prison. Photo: AP
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