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According to the New York Times, Billy McFarland is out of jail and selling tickets to Fyre Festival 2.


  1. How long did McFarland serve for his role in organizing the Fyre Festival?
  2. Why was organizing a crime?
  3. What company did McFarland found and what did the company do?

Bernstein, J. (2022). Billy McFarland Is Out of Jail and Ready for His Next Move. The New York Times, September 14 (Retrievable online at

Zahn, M. and L. Barr. (2023). Fyre Festival 2 tickets on sale and customers are buying, disgraced founder says. ABC News, August 23 (Retrievable online at