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L3P Fake kickstarter campaign

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Wow I just read about this on another site, and have to say I'm a bit pissed off that people have the nerve to do things like this. Peter also known as l3p is a casemodder from the Netherlands and a user of our forum where he uploads some of the nicest case mods with pretty high scores. We all know that this type of design has been made first by him and that he would never approve someone else to use it for their own benefit. Martin even used some of Peters photos of the desk in his kickstarter.
You can check out his mods here:
https://www.techpowerup.com/gallery/4305/tt-d3sk
https://www.techpowerup.com/gallery/4288/l3p-d3sk-2016
https://www.techpowerup.com/gallery/4401/l3p-steigerwood
https://www.techpowerup.com/gallery/4272/l3p-t-u
https://www.techpowerup.com/gallery/4267/l3peau
https://www.techpowerup.com/gallery/4214/l3pipe

Well it seems there was a guy named Martin Bowman the started the campaign with promises that he can build this desk for under 1000 pounds (which is 1160 Euros and 1250 USD).

But it does not stop there. He actually made it so the backers that give a specific amount of money will get things like:
- for 900 pounds you get the carbon fiber version of the desk
- for 2000 pounds you get the desk fully equipped with: i5 CPU, 8GB+ RAM, 500GB SSD, AMD RX 480, Blue-Ray
- for 8000 pounds you get the desk fully equippedwith: i7 CPU, 16GB+ RAM, 1TB SSD, AMD RX 480 8GB, Blue-Ray, Water Cooling System, Wide-Screen Curved Monitor, WiFi, Wireless Keyboard & Mouse, and much more.

Well needless to say the fraud was exposed and his kickstarter was haulted and latter deleted.

source: http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/l3p-d3sk-got-a-kickstarter-–-um-yeah-but-not-from-l3p.html
 
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Indeed that fraud was stopped fast.
 
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I signed up to Kickstarter just to report the pleb. I was livid when I saw this happening to Peter, who's just a stand up character all the way around. I hadn't seen the page again until just now, and it was officially removed due to DMCA :) Earlier reports were that it was removed by the author, so I'm glad Kickstarter stood up and booted it.
 

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Hahahahahah I love it. Check out this pledge level

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Pledge £50 or more
Letter & Certificate
We will send a personal thank you letter in the post along with a certificate of acheivment.
"

"Hi, I'm Ahhzz, and I was a Kickstarter Addict...."
Let me just say that this has to be the lamest tier I've EVER seen on a kickstarter, and for that amount??? Seriously?!


punk-ass punk....:shadedshu:
 
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