Doesn't it seem like everyone who's anyone is the subject of an FBI investigation these days?
Well, that's probably how organizers of the ill-fated Fyre Festival would like to frame it. To recap, for anyone living in a cave this spring, Fyre was supposed to be an ultra-luxe festival in the Bahamas, Ja Rule's project promoted by such supermodels as Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner — but it crashed and burned in spectacular fashion while the Internet laughed slash cried.
According to The New York Times, organizers of the festival may be in big trouble — and not just on Instagram — as the event is now under criminal investigation.
The United States attorney's office for the Southern District of New York and the FBI, according to a source cited in the report, are "looking into possible mail, wire, and securities fraud."
Never mind the fact that headliner Blink-182 (which pulled out before the festival began) still has equipment tied up in "customs limbo," and a restaurant owner from the Bahamas who supplied services is owed $134,000, according to The Times.
So apparently, yes, the aptly named Fyre still rages.
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