Fyre Fest Employees Are Still Hurting From The Scam Festival

Almost a year ago, attendees spent thousands of dollars to Attend Fyre Fest in the Bahamas. They were expecting a luxury music festival but ended up in something closer to a refugee camp with an EDM DJ

But the well-heeled college kids weren't the only ones affected by the scam. Festival employees and contractors, weren't just there for a good time. They were counting on a paycheck. And for many of them, the damage lasted long beyond an unpleasant weekend camping experience.

Here’s what happened to Darrel Thorne, an artist and performer who was contracted by Fyre Festival.

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