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Crowdfunding Faces Government Opposition In Washington State

NPR
Friday, May 9, 2014

Crowdfunding has become a popular way to finance start-up projects. But there’s also financial risk when you kick-in money to get a music or art project off the ground: sometimes, the sponsor doesn’t deliver.

Now, the attorney general in Washington has filed what’s believed to be the first government action against a failed Kickstarter campaign.

From the Here & Now Contributor’s Network, Austin Jenkins of the Northwest News Network reports.

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