A few minutes later, she got a reply from Richie’s friend Chris, who said Richie had been in a car accident.
He was okay, thank God, but the doctors wanted to do some extra testing, since he’d suffered head trauma while in Afghanistan.
She was living with her preteen daughters in the suburbs of St.
Paul, Minnesota, and working as a flight attendant.
Richie liked to say he didn’t “do drama,” but drama seemed to follow him nonetheless.
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Derek Alldred had dated a woman in California under false pretenses and drained her bank account of almost 0,000.
Derek Alldred had married a woman, pretended to pay the bills on their home, then vanished after it was foreclosed on.
When Missi googled Derek Alldred, half a dozen mug shots of Richie—Derek—popped up, alongside news articles with alarming phrases such as career con man and long history of deception.
Missi sat down on the couch and slowly read every word of every article she could find: Derek Alldred had posed as a firefighter and scammed hospitals out of drugs.