By Joe Schoenmann (Las Vegas Sun)
During the three-day Electric Daisy Carnival last year, officials estimate ravers poured more than $130 million into the Southern Nevada economy.
The success of the music fest at Las Vegas Motor Speedway surprised many, especially those who thought the young people flocking to town would be drug-addled paupers who would buy concert tickets and little else.
No question drugs were a part of the equation. But Las Vegas police, part of the festival oversight, reported virtually no problems or serious medical episodes.
However, now it’s the alleged criminal activity of one of the festival organizers that has prompted questions about this year’s festival, scheduled for June 8-10. About 74,000 tickets have already been sold.Click here to read the full story at the Las Vegas Sun.