Two New York men arrested in a scam sting in Hall County now also face charges in White County. The White County Sheriff’s Office says 23-year old Brandon Massey and 28-year-old Jamal Davis bilked an elderly resident out of $12,000.

It’s the latest in a series of charges leveled against the two men since Hall County deputies arrested them earlier this month. They’re alleged to be part of a scheme in which a caller targets someone and tells them one of their family members, usually a grandchild, is in legal trouble. The caller indicates cash is required to secure bond or pay legal fees for their family member.

Massey and Davis allegedly served as couriers in the scheme, collecting cash from those being scammed most of whom, officials say, were senior citizens,

White County Sheriff Rick Kelley says, in this case, the suspects contacted the victim with confidence and had information that made the victim truly believe they were talking about…

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