County Controller David Rossi and his deputy controller started a company in 2017 to buy and flip properties from tax sales, and this month it became a subject of inquiry by state investigators.
A county official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said state investigators involved in wide-ranging investigations into county government have asked for more information about the controller’s business activities. A second source with knowledge of the ongoing investigations independently confirmed the official’s statements.
Rossi insists everything his company has been doing is above board.
Public records show iCPR LLC was registered with the Pennsylvania Department of State by Rossi and Deputy Controller William Calhoon in July 2017. BeaverCountian.com has monitored its developments since last year.
iCPR’s registered address is that of the Beaver office of attorney Albert Torrence, who serves as the controller’s office solicitor, as well as chief trial counsel for the district attorney’s office. Torrence is not a partner in the company, but has represented the firm.