Category Archives: Crowdfunding Scams

IS KICKSTARTER GETTING TOO RELAXED IN ITS STANDARDS?

Kickstarter has always prided itself on vetting its crowdfunding campaigns, as well as, its ability to detect and remove fraudulent crowdfunding campaigns quickly. While that may have been the case in the past, some recent campaigns signal that Kickstarter might … Continue reading

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BUYER BEWARE: CROWDFUNDING CAN BE RISKY – MY INTERVIEW WITH FOX 32 NEWS

    Here is an interview I recently did with Larry Yellen, FOX 32 News Legal Analyst, regarding the risks of reward based crowdfunding…

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WHO IS HOLDING YOUR MONEY AND CAN YOU TRUST THEM?

The Problems With Current Regulations Regarding Crowdfunding Escrow Intermediaries If there is one thing that Title III of the J.O.B.S. Act and each of the currently enacted Intrastate crowdfunding exemptions have in common, it is that a third-party should be … Continue reading

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3 TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE OF CROWDFUNDING

With all of the news today centered around the popularity of crowdfunding and all of the successful projects being funded through crowdfunding it is easy to forget that where there is money there will always be the potential for fraud. … Continue reading

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