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Ja Rule’s Former Fyre Festival Partner, Billy McFarland, Pleads Guilty to Misleading Investors


Ja-Rule is lucky he has escaped charges for the Fyre Festival debacle. But his former partnet Billy McFarland, the entrepreneur who co-organized the disastrous Fyre Festival in 2017, pleaded guilty to misleading investors and wire fraud.  Prosecutors say he raised more than $1 million. Nicholas Biase, spokesman for the US Attorney Southern District of NY, tells us each count carries a max sentence of 20 years.