It has been hailed as one of the biggest Kickstarter scams, well, ever. But the case of a doomed drone that appeared on the crowdfunding site, er, has people talking. For starters, the questionable Welsh company Torquing Group, apparently created a mini drone like piece of hardware -- that never actually quite worked.
A little backstory. In the beginning, the Kickstarter campaign promised a massive mini drone that presumably does what one might expect it to do. However, the first problem arose when pre-orders went out first instead of actual big-ticket donors getting their prize first.
In the original campaign, Torquing, perhaps, squashed its $175,00 funding goal by hauling in nearly $3.3m. In the words of one Consumerist columnist, 'overfunding at its best'.
Consumerist notes tha...