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 .
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