What a Creep Season 10, Episode 7: Billy McFarland and the Fyre Festival (2024 replay & update)

This week, we are taking a short break to celebrate Labor Day, a three-day long weekend dedicated to honoring the hardworking people of our country. However, we have some important news about one of the biggest scams of recent years. Believe it or not, the notorious Fyre Festival is returning; unfortunately, people are still buying into the hype. Fyre Fest is already sold out for its upcoming 2024 event.

On April 28, 2017, a tweet by Trevor DeHaas, also known as @trev4president, went viral. The tweet included a photo of a meager meal consisting only of bread, cheese, and undressed salad with the caption, “Here’s the dinner they fed us tonight. Literally sliced bread, cheese, and salad with no dressing #fyrefraud #fyrefestival #dumpsterfyre.” This was just the beginning of the Fyre Festival fraud, which 25-year-old Fyre Media

CEO and founder Billy McFarland masterminded. The festival left hundreds of people stranded and millions of dollars unpaid. Join us as we delve into the story of one of the youngest and biggest fraudsters we have covered on this show.
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