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What happened with Ja Rule and the Fyre festival?

Fyre Festival was a fraudulent luxury music festival founded by Billy McFarland, CEO of Fyre Media Inc, and rapper Ja Rule. In March 2018, McFarland pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud to defraud investors and ticket holders, and a second count to defraud a ticket vendor that occurred while out on bail.

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Furthermore, is Ja Rule doing another festival?

Share All sharing options for: Ja Rule is planning a new Fyre Festival-like event. Rapper and Fyre Festival investor Ja Rule hasn't seen either Netflix or Hulu's Fyre Festival documentaries, which may help explain why he believes a second attempt at organizing a similar festival is a good idea.

Also, what happened to the Fyre festival guy? McFarland was arrested by federal agents on June 30, 2017, and charged with wire fraud in relation to Fyre and Fyre Festival. He was released on $300,000 bail on July 1. On October 11, 2018, McFarland was sentenced to six years in federal prison.

Likewise, people ask, what really happened at Fyre festival?

Fyre Fraud showed some social media influencers boarding the first flight off of the island, being forced off the plane, and then being detained in a locked room. People were camping out and waiting for a bus or a taxi or something to take them somewhere other than where they were.

Will Ja Rule go to jail for Fyre festival?

Ja Rule is free from a class-action lawsuit. A federal court on Wednesday dismissed a class-action lawsuit against rapper Ja Rule that alleged he falsely promoted the doomed Fyre Festival. Fyre Festival creator Billy McFarland was sentenced to six years in prison last year for wire fraud charges.

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