Owner of roofing company facing charges for home improvement fraud

Kennith Bogan

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – It is a company that says they will “Solve your Roofing Difficulties.”

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

”It was shocking lead to I have listened to of this seller, effectively just before we been given the situation. Witnessed commercials on it. And that would’ve been somebody I would’ve likely called also lead to it appears to be a reliable seller. And’s just genuinely concerning that people today are currently being deceived like that,” Sgt. Warren stated.

In September 2020, James Kenton, who police say, is the operator of Tennessee MetalRoofing, was billed with Property Enhancement Fraud immediately after a man living in Antioch manufactured a complaint.

”The complaint came in that the gentleman wanted a roof completed on private house. They went out and gave him a estimate and soon after offering him a quote they arrived again and following supplying him the quote they arrived back with considerably much more than what their unique estimate was,” St. Warren stated.

”What we see a great deal is – these border on civil and prison, and not all home improvement challenges are a crime. But we do have statutes to shield home owners. And so, in this case. It does fulfill the legal statute due to the fact he was provided the sum of time and he was absolutely refused a refund of his down payment.”

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

”During that investigation, we did arrive throughout facts that other incidents had transpired in other states up the East Coast,” Warren stated.

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

”I really do not know how the MNPD could probably know who the owner of an included business is,” Calvert stated. Calvert argued that the relatives listed by law enforcement experienced the possibility to terminate the occupation and they unsuccessful to work out it. He also claims that he’s continue to waiting on documentation and proof from law enforcement that exhibits Mr. Kenton is the proprietor of the distinct metal roofing company.

”Show me the evidence. Alright, I think they’re backpedaling,” Calvert said.

Calvert also delivered the pursuing statement and documentation:

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