homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.205.242.179
register, free tools, login, search, subscribe, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Subscribe and Support WebmasterWorld
Home / Forums Index / Local / Foo
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: incrediBILL & lawman

Foo Forum

    
Crowdsourced Funding Site, Kickstarter, Hit By Scam
engine




msg:4448550
 4:41 pm on May 2, 2012 (gmt 0)

Crowdsourced Funding Site, Kickstarter, Hit By Scam [bbc.co.uk]
Crowdsourced funding site Kickstarter has suffered its first publicised scam.

An effort to raise cash for a role-playing video game was exposed as a fraud by users of Reddit, Something Awful and other sites.

The project had $4,739 (2,922) in pledges out of a target of $80,000 at the point it was pulled by its creator.

Kickstarter could not provide comment at this time. The site has successfully funded nearly 22,000 schemes since it was created in 2009.


 

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Local / Foo
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved