February 28, 2024


Interior Of The Road

Owner of roofing company facing charges for home improvement fraud

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

But Sgt. Michael Warren with the Fraud Unit at MNPD claims that is not what the’s hearing from customers in Center Tennessee.

”It was stunning bring about I’ve read of this seller, well before we obtained the scenario. Witnessed commercials on it. And that would’ve been somebody I would’ve most likely known as too trigger it seems to be a reliable vendor. And’s just truly relating to that people today are remaining deceived like that,” Sgt. Warren reported.

In September 2020, James Kenton, who law enforcement say, is the owner of Tennessee MetalRoofing, was billed with Property Advancement Fraud following a male living in Antioch manufactured a criticism.

”The complaint came in that the gentleman desired a roof performed on personal property. They went out and gave him a quotation and following giving him a estimate they came back and right after offering him the quotation they arrived again with substantially additional than what their primary estimate was,” St. Warren stated.

”What we see a good deal is – these border on civil and criminal, and not all property improvement issues are a criminal offense. But we do have statutes to safeguard home owners. And so, in this circumstance. It does meet the legal statute due to the fact he was presented the total of time and he was completely refused a refund of his down payment.”

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

”During that analysis, we did occur across information and facts that other incidents had happened in other states up the East Coastline,” Warren stated.

Information4 attained out to Kenton’s legal professional Joe Calvert.

”I really don’t know how the MNPD could potentially know who the operator of an integrated business is,” Calvert said. Calvert argued that the household shown by police had the solution to cancel the job and they unsuccessful to exercise it. He also says that he’s even now ready on documentation and proof from law enforcement that exhibits Mr. Kenton is the proprietor of the specific metal roofing enterprise.

”Show me the evidence. Ok, I believe they’re backpedaling,” Calvert said.

Calvert also furnished the following statement and documentation:

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