Associate Avi D. Kelin was quoted in a September 21st Law360 article entitled “Online Fundraisers Fraught With Criminal, Civil Risks”.
The article quotes Mr. Kelin saying “It’s very easy to go online to set up a crowdfunding campaign, but there are many legal issues to keep in mind. It’s better to think of those issues before starting the campaign than try to play catch-up afterwards.”
The Law360 article discussed the civil litigation, potential criminal charges and uncertain access for beneficiaries are among the risks of the relatively new concept known as crowdfunding, as highlighted by the viral story chronicling the legal battle between a homeless veteran and a New Jersey couple. To read the full article, please click here.