Billy McFarland, the promoter of the failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, leaves federal court after pleading guilty to wire fraud charges in New York. Photo: AP Photo

Merchandise from notorious 2017 Fyre Festival scam put up for auction

  • 126 items from the festival will be auctioned off, with proceeds going toward the victims of organiser Billy McFarland
  • The festival, billed as an ultra-luxurious event, famously fizzled as acts failed to show up and attendees who paid hundreds of dollars for tickets were left disappointed
Topic |   Crime
Billy McFarland, the promoter of the failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, leaves federal court after pleading guilty to wire fraud charges in New York. Photo: AP Photo
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