Kickstarter is a useful platform for people to raise the necessary funds to make and bring products to the market. Unfortunately, as with anything that involves money, there are also scammers who use Kickstarter to cheat money. Identifying scams on Kickstarter is not easy, just like nobody knows you're a dog in the internet.
Case study 1: Reckless Deck
I'm disappointed to say that I've this product that was never released. In 2017, I wrote about Reckless Deck which are idea cards on character designs. That Kickstarter raised US $68,196 but the product was never launched and 1,362 people lost money.