We’ve been bamboozled! Last month I wrote about the Skarp Laser Razor, a product so wonderfully futuristic that it seemed too good to be true. In hindsight, that should have been our first clue, everybody. After raising over $4 million (over a $160,000 goal), Kickstarter suspended the campaign over issues with the prototype.

The email that Kickstarter sent out to the backers said that the campaign was in violation of their rule “requiring working prototypes of physical products that are offered as rewards,” but whether that means the prototype didn’t work as advertised or there was no prototype at all, I don’t know. The campaign page had a video that showed off a prototype that was on its way to being fully-functional, so either that wasn’t good enough for the folks at Kickstarter or the video itself was misleading and Skarp was trying to pull a fast one.

Now they’ve moved to IndieGoGo. As of this writing, they’ve been live for 3 hours and have made just shy of $35,000. It looks like Kickstarter’s actions haven’t discouraged people from buying in, and unsurprisingly the IndieGoGo page doesn’t say anything about the ordeal.

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