NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – It is a corporation that suggests they will “Solve your Roofing Problems.”
But Sgt. Michael Warren with the Fraud Unit at MNPD says that’s not what the’s listening to from customers in Middle Tennessee.
”It was stunning induce I’ve listened to of this seller, properly prior to we received the case. Noticed commercials on it. And that would’ve been anyone I would’ve almost certainly identified as way too result in it seems to be a dependable seller. And’s just truly about that folks are being deceived like that,” Sgt. Warren said.
In September 2020, James Kenton, who law enforcement say, is the proprietor of Tennessee MetalRoofing, was billed with Home Advancement Fraud following a person dwelling in Antioch manufactured a grievance.
”The grievance arrived in that the gentleman essential a roof finished on personal residence. They went out and gave him a quotation and soon after giving him a quote they came again and right after supplying him the quotation they arrived again with substantially far more than what their initial estimate was,” St. Warren mentioned.
”What we see a ton is – these border on civil and prison, and not all household advancement issues are a crime. But we do have statutes to safeguard homeowners. And so, in this scenario. It does meet up with the legal statute simply because he was offered the amount of money 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 study, we did occur across info that other incidents had happened in other states up the East Coastline,” Warren stated.
News4 arrived at out to Kenton’s attorney Joe Calvert.
”I really do not know how the MNPD could perhaps know who the operator of an incorporated business enterprise is,” Calvert said. Calvert argued that the household listed by police experienced the possibility to cancel the occupation and they unsuccessful to exercise it. He also says that he’s nevertheless waiting on documentation and proof from police that shows Mr. Kenton is the proprietor of the unique steel roofing firm.
”Show me the proof. Ok, I feel they’re backpedaling,” Calvert reported.
Calvert also delivered the adhering to statement and documentation:
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