Convicted con artists who ran largest roofing scam in nation back in business in Tampa Bay area
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Convicted con artists who ran largest roofing scam in nation back in business in Tampa Bay area

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Two convicted con artists who went to prison for an organized fraud scheme we first uncovered in an 8 On Your Side investigation five years ago are back in the home improvement business. “The gall of these guys to even come back here and start up again, which tells me they don’t care what they do or who they do it to,” said Pasco Tax Collector Mike Fasano. Carlton Dewayne Dunko and Frank Martin Pureber once ran a notorious storm repair insurance scam that gleaned millions from consumers in 11 states, through a company called American Shingle before moving to Tampa and operating a similar roofing scam uncovered by us in 2013 called NBRC Construction. They both went to prison in 2016 for ripping off nearly 100 NBRC victims in six Tampa Bay area counties for more than $631,000 and are now serving probation. They still have pending fraud cases in Connecticut and Missouri related to their past business schemes. But that hasn’t stopped them from marketing home improvements again right here in our community. What they’re doing now Dunko and Pureber work for a former associate named Neal Scoppettoulo who operates Crestlake Services LLC […]

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