HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — Hall County deputies arrested two New York men accused of trying to scam local couples out of thousands of dollars in a phone scam. The sheriff’s office is now working to identify other potential victims.
Brandon Massey, 23, and Jamal Davis, 28, were arrested as they arrived to the house of an elderly North Hall County couple to collect $12,000 in cash that they were scamming them out of, according to the sheriff’s office.
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Deputies say that in this scam, the scammer will call a potential victim and tell them that a family member, typically one of their grandchildren, is in legal trouble and that they need cash to secure bond or pay a legal fee.
The scammer will request more than $10,000 in cash and then send one or two “representatives” to the victim’s home to collect the money.
When officers arrived to arrest Massey and Davis, Massey tried driving…