April 20, 2024


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Owner of roofing company facing charges for home improvement fraud

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – It’s a corporation that claims they will “Solve your Roofing Challenges.”

But Sgt. Michael Warren with the Fraud Device at MNPD states that is not what the’s listening to from people in Center Tennessee.

”It was shocking induce I’ve read of this seller, effectively in advance of we gained the circumstance. Noticed commercials on it. And that would’ve been any individual I would’ve most likely referred to as much too lead to it appears to be a dependable vendor. And’s just seriously regarding that folks are becoming deceived like that,” Sgt. Warren claimed.

In September 2020, James Kenton, who police say, is the proprietor of Tennessee MetalRoofing, was billed with Home Enhancement Fraud soon after a man living in Antioch made a grievance.

”The grievance came in that the gentleman wanted a roof performed on non-public property. They went out and gave him a estimate and just after providing him a quote they came again and following providing him the quote they arrived back again with significantly far more than what their primary estimate was,” St. Warren reported.

”What we see a ton is – these border on civil and criminal, and not all property advancement issues are a criminal offense. But we do have statutes to safeguard house owners. And so, in this situation. It does satisfy the legal statute since he was supplied the volume of time and he was thoroughly refused a refund of his down payment.”

Sgt. Warren also tells Information4 that Kenton is no stranger to these allegations.

”During that study, we did come throughout details that other incidents had happened in other states up the East Coast,” Warren explained.

News4 reached out to Kenton’s legal professional Joe Calvert.

”I really don’t know how the MNPD could maybe know who the proprietor of an included company is,” Calvert reported. Calvert argued that the spouse and children shown by police experienced the choice to cancel the career and they unsuccessful to workout it. He also claims that he’s continue to ready on documentation and evidence from law enforcement that demonstrates Mr. Kenton is the owner of the precise metal roofing organization.

”Show me the evidence. Okay, I believe they are backpedaling,” Calvert stated.

Calvert also delivered the following assertion and documentation:

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