little jeremiah wrote:
“Oh, you remember the pepper!
She was lying about everything. She was really an older lady who, IIRC, had been arrested for scams before. No child, no husband in mil, no mil record for her, etc. Total liar.”
I remember the kid turned out to be a grand-daughter.
She posted an obituary of her demise, and later someone discovered she lives with her significant other, or whatever it’s called these days.