In its first case involving crowdfunding, the Federal Trade Commission has taken legal action against the deceptive tactics of a project creator who raised money from consumers to produce a board game through a Kickstarter campaign, but instead used most of the funds on himself. The defendant has agreed to a settlement that prohibits him from deceptive representations related to any crowdfunding campaigns in the future and requires him to honor any stated refund policy.
This is very good news. Erik Chevalier is a despicable, dishonest shyster, but he's sadly not alone. There have been far too many mismanaged Mythos-related Kickstarters. Hopefully this means creators will start taking their responsibilities more seriously.