December 3, 2022

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Owner of roofing company facing charges for home improvement fraud

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – It is a firm that states they will “Solve your Roofing Challenges.”

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

”It was stunning bring about I’ve listened to of this vendor, very well in advance of we gained the scenario. Seen commercials on it. And that would’ve been any person I would’ve most likely referred to as much too cause it seems to be a reputable vendor. And’s just genuinely regarding that persons are getting deceived like that,” Sgt. Warren stated.

In September 2020, James Kenton, who law enforcement say, is the proprietor of Tennessee MetalRoofing, was billed with Home Improvement Fraud after a guy dwelling in Antioch produced a grievance.

”The complaint arrived in that the gentleman essential a roof carried out on non-public residence. They went out and gave him a quote and soon after giving him a estimate they came again and following supplying him the quote they came again with a great deal a lot more than what their first estimate was,” St. Warren said.

”What we see a whole lot is – these border on civil and prison, and not all residence enhancement troubles are a criminal offense. But we do have statutes to secure homeowners. And so, in this scenario. It does meet the prison statute because he was provided the volume of time and he was totally refused a refund of his down payment.”

Sgt. Warren also tells News4 that Kenton is no stranger to these allegations.

”During that investigate, we did come across data that other incidents experienced occurred in other states up the East Coast,” Warren claimed.

News4 achieved out to Kenton’s attorney Joe Calvert.

”I really don’t know how the MNPD could maybe know who the proprietor of an integrated business enterprise is,” Calvert explained. Calvert argued that the relatives mentioned by law enforcement experienced the alternative to terminate the work and they failed to physical exercise it. He also claims that he’s however waiting around on documentation and evidence from police that reveals Mr. Kenton is the owner of the unique metal roofing corporation.

”Show me the proof. Alright, I assume they’re backpedaling,” Calvert claimed.

Calvert also presented the following statement and documentation:

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