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Posh Festival That Devolved Into Chaos Prompts $100M Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 1, 2017, 5:41 PM EDT) -- The organizers of Fyre Festival failed to pass the conch in time to prevent stranding thousands of ticket holders as the promised posh event devolved into something out of “Lord of the Flies,” according to a $100 million proposed class action in California on Monday.

Daniel Jung, who shelled out about $2,000 for the weekend music festival promoted on social media by models as “the cultural experience of the decade,” with chic villas, a luxury atmosphere and more than $1 million in cash, jewelry and other...
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Case Information

Case Title

Daniel Jung v. Billy McFarland et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud


Otis D. Wright, II

Date Filed

April 30, 2017

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