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The Fyre Fest guy is still out here conning people

By Marcus Gilmer

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Just when you thought it was safe, the epic millennial influencer debacle known as Fyre Festival is back in the news for, surprise, fraud.

Billy McFarland, the low-rent scam artist responsible for the festival disaster heard ’round the internet, is back in trouble for conning people again. This time, McFarland is charged with selling fake tickets to mega-festivals and events.

GRIFTER SEASON, CONTINUED: Billy McFarland, the guy behind Fyre Festival (remember? https://t.co/LjkZx1IEym), is being charged with wire fraud and money laundering for a separate ticket scheme he allegedly started AFTER FYRE FEST pic.twitter.com/YPcNTcSEks

— Joe Coscarelli (@joecoscarelli) …

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