Report: #1144017

Complaint Review: Ben Dover

  • Submitted: Sun, May 04, 2014
  • Updated: Sun, May 04, 2014
  • Reported By: Ben Dover — Boston Massachusetts
  • Ben Dover


James Patrick Kenton, James Patrick, Jim Kenton James Patrick Kenton / James Patrick arrested for embezzlement and investor fraud Boston Massachusetts Internet

*Author of original report: Jim Kenton embezzlement of investors NH, Mass

Show customers why they should trust your business over your competitors...

May 1,2014 James Patrick Kenton: aka James Patrick, was arrested outside his office in Boston, Massachusetts. The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts; Federal District Court Division handed down their indictment and court order for the arrest of Mr. Kenton. The court record indicated that Mr. Kenton was indicted on six seperate charges of investor fraud, embezzlement of funds associated with five different investors Mr. Kenton convinced to invest in home improvement start-up companies. In each case Mr. Kenton deposited the seed capital, embezzled the funds, emptied the business account and moved out of state. He had previously operated similar failed businesses in New Hampshire and North Carolina,all which have failed and closed their doors. Payroll tax liabilities are attatched to each company according to the Secretary of State's office in each state. 

Mr. Kenton's bond was set at $80,000 based on the egregious nature of the crimes. Mr. Kenton reportitly extorted and/or embezzled nearly $184,000.00 from the five reported victims and claims he has no means of restitution. 

Research on Mr. Kenton's previous businesses uncover a conviction and prison sentence in New Hampshire while he operated Protite Corp. Followiong his one year prison sentence, Mr.Kenton was instructed not to operate any business in the State of New Hampshire for a period of ten years. Mr. Kenton was convicted of swindling an elderly couple of nearly $50,000.00. Then attempted to extort and influence the couple not to press charges. 

Mt Kenton is also reportedly involved in several civil law suits in New Hampshire for mis representation and trade rights infractions. Advance Metal Roofing, similarly the name of his failed company in North Carolina. There are several indictments pending in New Hampshire and Maine.

Mr. Kenton is facing a minimum of 36 months active prison time and restitution or nearly $200,000.00

Is this Ripoff Report About you?
Ripoff Report A business' first line of defense on the Internet.
If your business is willing to make a commitment to customer satisfaction Click here now..

Does your business have a bad reputation? Fix it the right way. Corporate Advocacy Program™

Set the record straight: Arbitration Program

SEO Reputation Management at its best!

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 05/04/2014 03:40 PM and is a permanent record located here: The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year. Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report. READ: Foreign websites steal our content

Search for additional reports

If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:

Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
Also a victim?
Repair Your Reputation!

Updates & Rebuttals


#1 Author of original report

Jim Kenton embezzlement of investors NH, Mass

AUTHOR: Ben Dover - ()

I am one of the investors Mr. Kenton stole from. I was introduced to him by some people I knew, which were also taken by his lies and deceipt. There is a special place for people like him. I am offering compensation to anyone that can assist in bringing him to court. 


Respond to this report!
Ripoff Report Recommends
ZipBooks Accounting Software

Advertisers above have met our
strict standards for business conduct.