Consumer Complaints Filed With the FTC About Fraudulent Kickstarter Campaigns

Abigail Tracy filed this request with the Federal Trade Commission of the United States of America.
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From: Abigail Tracy

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

I would like a record of all the consumer complaints filed with the FTC about Kickstarter campaigns-- including the names of the specific Kickstarter campaigns.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Abigail Tracy

From: Murray, Anna

Ms. Tracy,

Our response to your Freedom of Information Act request is attached.

Anna Murray

Anna Murray
Federal Trade Commission
Office of the General Counsel
(202) 326-2820

From: Federal Trade Commission

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 17, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #FOIA-2015-01160.

Thank you for your help.

From: Murray, Anna

We responded on June 23, 2015. See below.