Ja Rule Off The Hook, For Now, In $100M Fyre Fest Suit

Law360 (July 10, 2019, 10:04 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday dismissed all of the claims facing Ja Rule and the chief marketing officer of Fyre Festival over the Bahamas music fest’s infamous failure, though he’s letting attendees take another shot at some claims against the Queens-born rapper.

U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel said the concertgoers behind a $100 million putative class action have not been able to back up their claims against Ja Rule and Fyre CMO Grant Margolin, whose alleged participation in promoting the event before it took place didn’t add up to fraud in the judge’s eyes.

“The complaint states that...

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