Dozens ask Pa. sheriff: Where's our money?

Three aides to the Sheriff's Office were fired last week and the city controller is hiring forensic auditors


By Bob Warner
The Philadelphia Daily News

PHILADELPHIA — Dozens of people who are owed money by the Philadelphia Sheriff's Office have been waiting for months or even years to recover the proceeds from real-estate sales, with no coherent explanations for what's taking so long.

It's another sign of the financial wreckage at the Sheriff's Office, where three top aides were fired last week and the city controller is hiring forensic auditors, trying to document what happened to millions of dollars in auction receipts.

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