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Pam and Steve Barry owners of Gettysburg Bash, under investigation for fraud and miss usage of charitable funds.


There has been much discussion amongst the paranormal community about fakers and fraud. Teams have been sued by other teams or team members. Then there are those teams touting the why can’t we all be friends and share with each other while lambasting other teams and individuals in the same breath. This article is not about getting along, although that might be nice. It’s about the fact that there are crooks in this field every where, some smarter then others. Some feel, they will not get caught. Others think they are smarter then anybody else. In the end, they get caught also.It is most often times through greed and not knowing when to quit.

When someone or some thing looks to be to good to be true, it often is.Anyone interested in what the paranormal community is saying about this, just has to Google paranormal frauds and they will come up with nearly 6,000,000 results in seconds. There are individuals calling themselves doctors. In many states all you have to do is use the word doctor and have others believe you are just that to commit a  said felony.

In this case Steve Barry, is saying he is an X-ray person that can read cancer x-rays. That is sort of like the bar tender giving marriage advice. Not A good idea.

The Paranormal Herald, was contacted just the other day. We were asked to look into what has been stated and alleged, as misappropriated funds. Pam and Steve Barry own the Gettysburg Bash among other things. They have been accused of raking in the money, but not delivering the said profits to the charitable organization, they promised it would go to.

So far what we found, was this: No respective insurance and/or permits have been found or reported in searching out such to host such events in the Gettysburg Ghost Exchange’s or Historic Lookout House’s name. They’ve opened the property, which is zoned as residential, to host weddings and other events. clearly it is A business then.

No true  licenses have been found and no documents, that support A non profit company exists. Under there names again no records have been sourced.

It has been stated Steve is on disability and that his wife earns some 700 A month at the bed and breakfast, but it is been duly noted, that they have profited from side businesses and have bought A few recent vehicles even using said donations for such.

According to  A said interview on Good Morning America, they claim to be using the vehicle solely to transport sick children with. On another note and apparent limo was recently purchased.

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On A few pages, we had seen the group state for the record, that all proceeds will go to Wounded Warriors program of P.A.. The problem with this is? the group merely donated 25 bucks and another group knowing that wasn’t right,had donated 600 more to the program. The 600 bucks came from A different source altogether.

In 2019, the Gettysburg Battlefield Bash was again held on the 26th through the 28th of July, at the Gettysburg Wyndham at no cost. Volunteers were now classified as “employees” and posting on social media as such by those that were formerly considered “volunteers” “Volunteer Coordinator” and Glenn Williams as “Employee”. According to Joedy Barry, Steve’s brother, the Barry’s titled themselves as “Donation Specialists” for the Bash. This is where the Wounded Warriors program, came into the picture.

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Just today, A question was raised as to are they A non profit company and the question was answered by, “here is Pam’s phone number” call it. No responses since. The truth to the matter is, they are either a profit or they are not, but no physical information can be found. We searched, made phone calls and have found no credible sources to lead us in any direction.

Perhaps, they were donating to there own said pockets?

The Bash again produced a draw in the way of attendees well above 1000; again, no financial statements were released, no receipts given, and NO release of funds generated for the charities made known. As per the requirements that are laid out in the PA Attorney General’s Charitable Trusts and Organization, policy it states, “Each contribution in the control or custody of the professional solicitor shall in its entirety and within five days of its receipt be deposited, maintained and administered in an account at a bank or other Federally insured financial institution which shall be in the name of the charitable organization and over which that charitable organization shall have sole control of all withdrawals.” .

July 2019 known figures:
100 Table sold at $140 each $14,000.00
1000 Paid Attendance at $10 each $10,000.00
150 Paid Bike Rally $20 per driver $ 3000.00
45 Paid Riders $10 per passenger $ 450.00
Li’s Chinese Restaurant Donation $ 1000.00

In recent the Barry’s purchased a new vehicle,taking donations to yet another level that did include the following. On one of there own entertainment pages, they boasted about getting placed on “GOOD MORNING AMERICA”

Tribute Car Donations Known:
Mike Ball State Farm Insurance Paid Ad on car $ 500.
Mamma’s Pizzeria & Ristorante Tires and Custom Wheels $1000.
Kenny’s Auto Paint and Materials $3000.
Marvis Green Airbrush Work $2000.
Tribute Car Donations $6500.
Approximate Total Received $34,950.00.

Known Funds Raised Known Donations
2017 – $ 21,617.00 $625.00 (with the known deposit from the Ghost Pit of $ 600.00)
2018 – $ 33,000.00 $645.00 (to as much as $2,900.00 to PA Wounded Warrior)
2019 – $ 34,950.00 Unreleased
Totals $89,567.00 $1,270.00 (up to $3525.00)
Undisclosed Donations or Unaccountable Funds $ 86,042.00

Paranormal Herald:

With clear funds being made and A lack of funds being donated, people began to have some concerns as to who is truly pocketing the money and where there donations have actually gone. There is actually A profit of up to 89thousand dollars in question, 14448864_10153945615767218_2538420202154946410_njust from the one event.

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6 thoughts on “Pam and Steve Barry owners of Gettysburg Bash, under investigation for fraud and miss usage of charitable funds.

  1. Try researching the fools that reported this to you. It’s jealousy at its best ask if they donated money from the auction they had advertised as benefiting pa wounded warriors just say before you report fake news check the facts

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    Posted by paybills1 | August 30, 2019, 1:26 pm
  2. Whats faked bills just show that bills have been paid ;incenses obtained and show charitable orgs as been handled correctly and then talk trash lol.

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    Posted by BEYOND THE EDGE OF REALITY | September 1, 2019, 9:32 pm
  3. I was told the disclaimer was not good, so we wanted to repost for folks who seemed to be concerned thanks:Disclaimer:
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    In preparation of this website, including without limitation every page accessible throughout, every effort has been made to offer the most current, accurate, and clearly expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in information may occur. In particular but without limiting anything here, written expressed or third party generated.
    The Paranormal Herald: Makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the quality, content, completeness, suitability, adequacy, sequence, accuracy, or timeliness of such information and data. The data changes rapidly and The Herald can not be held accountable, for information, that is reported then and in now.
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    If misleading, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate information is brought to our attention, a reasonable effort will be made to fix or remove it.
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    Posted by BEYOND THE EDGE OF REALITY | September 1, 2019, 10:04 pm
  4. Umm did not know you had a psychic broom, how would you know exactly whom told us what? or whom did what? Before you go and call this story faked news,why not ask one question as they had allegedly posted about proceeds going to wounded warriors did all the proceeds go to them or was it a small check? there is so much coming to fruition your post here looks amazingly silly.

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    Posted by BEYOND THE EDGE OF REALITY | September 11, 2019, 3:29 am
  5. I heard there was a blanket given for silent auction and the Barrys used it for there place want to see that picture?

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    Posted by BEYOND THE EDGE OF REALITY | September 11, 2019, 3:32 am

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