The latest news out of the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office: the sheriff’s sale website has been hacked. Run by Reach Communications Specialists, the site went down earlier today, first displaying the Albanian flag and then a screen saying no such website exists.

    It’s Our Money reports Reach is co-founded by the brother of Crystal Stewart, who Sheriff Barbara Deeley fired last week. The contract with Reach was also terminated last week after the officer determined it was paying millions to the company without formal contracts.

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