NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – It is a firm that states they will “Solve your Roofing Problems.”
But Sgt. Michael Warren with the Fraud Device at MNPD says that’s not what the’s listening to from people in Center Tennessee.
”It was stunning lead to I’ve listened to of this vendor, nicely ahead of we acquired the circumstance. Viewed commercials on it. And that would’ve been anyone I would’ve almost certainly termed too trigger it appears to be a dependable vendor. And’s just definitely concerning that individuals are currently being deceived like that,” Sgt. Warren reported.
In September 2020, James Kenton, who law enforcement say, is the proprietor of Tennessee MetalRoofing, was billed with Dwelling Improvement Fraud right after a guy residing in Antioch created a criticism.
”The criticism came in that the gentleman required a roof carried out on personal property. They went out and gave him a quotation and soon after giving him a estimate they came back and immediately after supplying him the estimate they arrived back again with significantly far more than what their first estimate was,” St. Warren reported.
”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 shield house owners. And so, in this scenario. It does fulfill the prison statute mainly because he was presented the amount of money of time and he was totally 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 across details that other incidents had transpired in other states up the East Coastline,” Warren explained.
News4 attained out to Kenton’s lawyer Joe Calvert.
”I do not know how the MNPD could perhaps know who the proprietor of an integrated business enterprise is,” Calvert reported. Calvert argued that the family outlined by law enforcement experienced the possibility to cancel the career and they failed to work out it. He also claims that he’s nevertheless waiting around on documentation and evidence from police that demonstrates Mr. Kenton is the owner of the unique metal roofing enterprise.
”Show me the evidence. Ok, I feel they are backpedaling,” Calvert mentioned.
Calvert also furnished the subsequent statement and documentation:
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