New firings and more FBI searches at the Sheriff’s Office. Isaiah Thompson writes about the latest developments, including a practice that involved some cases where payment for properties bought at sheriff sales was delayed for months.
In the wake of the scandal involving the lax reign of former Sheriff John Green, the city and the new sheriff office agreed that all the office’s contracts must go through the Law Department and Controller first before being executed. We have uncovered evidence that agreement is being violated. Isaiah Thompson reports.
Three years ago, John Green was ousted as Sheriff for running an office riddled with incompetence and cronyism. A complete overhaul was promised. Instead, the old cronies were replaced by new cronies. Part One of this series by Isaiah Thompson focuses on sheriff’s sale advertising.
AxisPhilly has confirmed that FBI’s recent raid on the Office of the Philadelphia Sheriff was targeting activities that took place after Sheriff John Green left office in 2011. We are following developments.