Pickett auction: The best auction sites in America

The latest auctions are in and bids are running high at some of the largest auction houses in the country.

Here are some of our favorites:The Franklin & Maitland auction house has seen its share of controversy.

In 2015, a company that had operated the Franklin &amps; Mault &amp) auction house was convicted of embezzling more than $100 million from the business.

The Franklin < M. &amplt; auction house paid a $25 million fine and is on probation for at least three years.

The auction house also is under fire from its own employees.

In August, a series of complaints surfaced about poor working conditions and management in the auction house.