Undercover scam sting lands Georgia con man in Bay County jail

PANAMA CITY BEACH – An undercover scam sting landed a Georgia con man in the Bay County jail. Police say after an elderly PC man received a phone call from a man claiming he had missed jury duty and owed $2,100, the victim called the sherrif’s office. Deputies then accompanied the elderly man to meet with the culprit Sunday (June 10) on Back Beach Road, where he was quickly approached by investigators and taken into custody. The scammer is facing multiple charges, including Exploitation of the Elderly, Grand Theft, and impersonating an official.