Kentucky Roofer Charged with Falsifying Workers’ Comp Certificates

August 27, 2008

The owner of a Georgetown, Kentucky, roofing company has been arraigned in Montgomery District Court on charges that he provided
fake certificates of workers’ compensation insurance coverage to potential clients.

Kendall Hampton, owner of Hampton Roofing, allegedly gave the fake certificates to a construction company, a builder and an individual in order to obtain roofing jobs. He was arrested Aug. 14 in Montgomery County and was charged with three felony counts of insurance fraud, accoroding to state officials.

The case was investigated by the Kentucky Department of Insurance
(DOI) Fraud Investigation Division.

If found guilty on all three counts, Hampton faces a maximum prison sentence of 15 years, a $30,000 fine, or both.

Source: Kentucky Department of Insurance,
Public Protection Cabinet

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