March 14, 2024

EP. 233.5 — Fraud Fridays: The Fyre Fraud w/ Yassir Lester

It’s Friday, con-gregation! This week, we revisit our episode with Yassir Lester all about the Fyre Festival. Yassir and Laci break down false promises, class action lawsuits, and of course, that infamous “take one for the team” incident surrounding the infamous Fyre Festival. Plus a bonus music industry scam. Stay schemin!

 

This episode was originally released on July 21st, 2020.

 

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Research by Sharilyn Vera.

 

Sources:

https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-46904445

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/18/how-fyre-festivals-organizer-scammed-investors-out-of-26-million.html

https://www.netflix.com/title/81035279 – Netflix Documentary FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened

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