It is unclear whether Lewicka believed she and Robinson were married; she told her parents she had married but never told them her husband's name.
She did sign a 115-item slave contract that gave Robinson almost total control over every aspect of her life, including her bank accounts.
In 1977 he talked his way onto the board of directors of a local charitable organization and forged a series of letters from its executive director to the mayor of Kansas City, and from the mayor to other civic leaders, commending his generous volunteer efforts and generally singing his praises.
After Robinson arranged for Bonner's alimony checks to be forwarded to a Kansas post office box, her family never heard from her again.
For several years Bonner's mother continued forwarding her alimony checks, and Robinson continued cashing them.
After hearing nothing further from her, Godfrey's parents filed a missing persons report.
Police questioned Robinson, who denied any knowledge of her whereabouts.
Because he made contact with most of his post-1993 victims via on-line chat rooms, he is sometimes referred to as "the Internet's first serial killer".
In 1957 he became an Eagle Scout, and reportedly traveled to London with a group of Scouts who performed before Queen Elizabeth II.For ,500 in "legal fees", Don and Helen Robinson received Tiffany Stasi (whose identity was confirmed by DNA testing in 2000 In 1987 Catherine Clampitt, 27, left her child with her parents in Wichita Falls, Texas and moved to Kansas City to find employment. From 1987 to 1993 Robinson was incarcerated, first in Kansas (1987–91) on multiple fraud convictions and thereafter in Missouri for another fraud conviction and parole violations.She was hired by Robinson, who reportedly promised her extensive travel and a new wardrobe. At Western Missouri Correctional Facility he met 49-year-old Beverly Bonner, the prison librarian, who upon his release left her husband and moved to Kansas to work for him.Investigators fear that there might be other undiscovered victims as well, in both the two neighboring Kansas City's and elsewhere.As of 2017, with eight murder convictions across both states, Robinson remains on death row in Kansas.In 1984, having started two more fraudulent shell companies (Equi-Plus and Equi-2), Robinson hired Paula Godfrey, 19, ostensibly to work as a sales representative.