A Nigerian fraudster based in the UK posed as an American army general and conned two women out of more than �300,000 in just six months.
A 32 year old man, Robinson Agbonifoayetan, is facing jail time after pleading guilty to two counts of fraud by false representation in an Isleworth Crown Court.
The '419-er' used images of real-life US soldiers to befriend the women over Skype saying he wanted to move to the UK to marry them.
He posed as “General James Krulak” and “General James Raul” and persuaded them to help transfer his $8.5 million (£5.4 million) retirement fund — a “box of treasure” from a family in Afghanistan.
Yesterday Scotland Yard issued an appeal, saying it has identified two other possible victims of the fraudster but fears there may be many more women who have lost money. READ MORE OF THIS STORY