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The Daily BeastMar 21, 2019
Fyre Fest Scammers Jerry Media and FuckJerry Sued for Stealing a Meme—And It's Not the First Time
Noam Galai/GettyFuckJerry's long con might finally be catching up to them.

The controversial meme account, created by Elliot Tebele in 2011, culls the internet and curates memes for its over 14 million Instagram followers. This ethically murky content curation has only gotten more questionable as Tebele has expanded his empire, founding the marketing and social media agency Jerry Media and the tequila brand JAJA. These endeavors are seemingly sustained by a good deal of pilfered content. As Vice reported in February, "Today, Jerry Media employs dozens of people and charges tens of thousands of dollars to post memes for brands on @fuckjerry and other accounts." FuckJerry has long been accused of turning a profit off of content that they did not pay for or properly credit.

Now, a content creator named Olorunfemi Coker is suing FuckJerry, Jerry Media, Elliot Tebele, and JAJA spirits, alleging that they jacked his content in an attempt to sell their tequila.

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Washington Post PoliticsMar 21, 2019
Beto O'Rourke is running for president. Andrew Gillum and Stacey Abrams are ‘working.'
In an interview, Gillum outlined his effort to register 1 million new Florida voters before 2020.
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