NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – It is a firm that says they will “Solve your Roofing Problems.”
But Sgt. Michael Warren with the Fraud Unit at MNPD claims which is not what the’s listening to from shoppers in Middle Tennessee.
”It was astonishing cause I have heard of this vendor, very well in advance of we obtained the scenario. Seen commercials on it. And that would’ve been any person I would’ve probably called as well result in it seems to be a reputable vendor. And’s just truly relating to that individuals are remaining deceived like that,” Sgt. Warren claimed.
In September 2020, James Kenton, who law enforcement say, is the proprietor of Tennessee MetalRoofing, was billed with House Improvement Fraud immediately after a male dwelling in Antioch designed a complaint.
”The grievance came in that the gentleman necessary a roof carried out on personal residence. They went out and gave him a quotation and right after supplying him a estimate they arrived back and immediately after giving him the quotation they came again with significantly a lot more than what their first estimate was,” St. Warren reported.
”What we see a ton is – these border on civil and prison, and not all home advancement problems are a criminal offense. But we do have statutes to shield home owners. And so, in this scenario. It does satisfy the criminal statute due to the fact he was offered the amount of time and he was entirely 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 come across facts that other incidents experienced transpired in other states up the East Coast,” Warren claimed.
News4 attained out to Kenton’s attorney Joe Calvert.
”I really do not know how the MNPD could maybe know who the owner of an integrated business enterprise is,” Calvert claimed. Calvert argued that the relatives outlined by police had the option to cancel the career and they failed to training it. He also states that he’s even now waiting around on documentation and evidence from law enforcement that displays Mr. Kenton is the operator of the distinct metallic roofing organization.
”Show me the proof. Alright, I imagine they are backpedaling,” Calvert reported.
Calvert also offered the following assertion and documentation:
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