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Home Seeking Victim Information in Stefan’s Monument Fraud Investigation

Seeking Victim Information in Stefan’s Monument Fraud Investigation

FBI Philadelphia is seeking to identify potential victims of Stefan’s Monument Fraud. The FBI is presently conducting an investigation into the business practices of Gregory Stefan, Jr. and Gerard Stefan, as well as a number of headstone/memorial sales companies with which they are affiliated (including but not limited to1843, LLC; 1843 Alessi Memorial; Colonial Memorials Inc.; Gallagher Memorials; and Lifestone by Stefan). This investigation concerns, among other things, possible violations by the above-listed individuals of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343 (wire fraud).

If you were victimized by Stefan’s Monument Fraud or have information relevant to this investigation, please fill out this short form.

If you know of someone else who has possibly been victimized by Stefan’s Monument Fraud, please encourage them to complete the form themselves.

The FBI is legally mandated to identify victims of federal crimes it investigates. Victims may be eligible for certain services, restitution, and rights under federal and/or state law. Your responses are voluntary but may be useful in the federal investigation and to identify you as a potential victim. Based on the responses provided, you may be contacted by the FBI and asked to provide additional information. All identities of victims will be kept confidential.

Contact Information:

Date of Birth  
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1. Did you at any time purchase goods or services from Gregory Stefan Jr. or Gerard Stefan or from any of the companies with which they were affiliated?   (Companies they may be affiliated with may include, but are not limited to: 1843, LLC; 1843 Alessi Memorial; Colonial Memorials Inc.; Gallagher Memorials; and Lifestone by Stefan.)

2. Date of contract between you and the Stefans or their companies  
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6. When were you told that the goods would be delivered and/or that the services would be performed  
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7. Did you ever receive the goods and/or services that you purchased under the contract?  

9. Did you receive a refund of the payment(s) you made to the Stefans or their companies?  

If possible, please email a copy of your contract with the Stefans or their companies and any other documentation to

Privacy Act Statement

The FBI is authorized to collect the information on this form by one or more of the following provisions: Title 28, United States Code, sections 533 and 534; Title 28, Code of Federal Regulations, section 0.85; and the Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance. The information requested will assist the FBI in providing you with assistance to which crime victims are entitled under federal law. You do not have to provide the requested information; however, failure to do so may hinder the FBI in providing you with crime victim assistance. The information collected on this form is protected by the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, Title 5, United States Code section 552a, and is maintained in the FBI’s Central Records System, DOJ/FBI-002, a description of which was published in the Federal Register at 63 Fed. Reg. 8671 (Feb. 20, 1998) and which may be viewed at