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Bank Customer Shares How She Lost N2 Million to Fraudsters in Minutes without ATM

Bank Customer Shares How She Lost N2 Million to Fraudsters in Minutes as CBN Warns Banks on Cyber Attacks.

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Bank Customer Shares How She Lost N2 Million to Fraudsters in Minutes as CBN Warns Banks on Cyber Attacks.

Hackers had made into her account on Tuesday, May 24 withdrawing over N2 million in a series of transactions.

A bank customer has detailed how she watched her N2 million savings disappear from her account in minutes.


According to her, there is no ATM attached to the account, and she was also not in the country.

“I immediately called the customer care, while we were discussing another debit” bank customer.

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After having her cash stolen by hackers, Omosalewa Okekporo, a United Bank of Africa client who is reportedly residing in the United Kingdom, had a happy ending to her story.

In a post on social media dated May 24, 2022, she narrated how over N2 million was swiftly withdrawn from her account while she was on the phone with the bank’s customer care employee, despite the fact that the account had no ATM card attached.

Some of the content of her earlier post reads:

“Finally @UBAGroup has aided fraudsters and hackers to empty my account. 2 million naira gone within minutes while I was on a call with their call centre reporting suspicious activity on my account.

CBN TO BANKS

@cenbank (Central Bank of Nigeria) tell @UBAGroup to refund my money,” she had tweeted. “Immediately I received the first N500,000 alert, I called the bank immediately.
While the customer care was still asking me stupid questions, the second alert of another N500,000 entered and another and another.

Bank Customer Shares How She Lost N2 Million to Fraudsters in Minutes
“I don’t have an ATM card for the said account, so UBA explain to me why you refused to transfer my funds since February that I wrote to you.”

Respite comes for the bank customer.
However, in an appreciation post made via her social media account on Friday, July 1, Okekporo announced the refund of the said amount to her bank account.

The statement reads:

“What an excellent way to start the month! I was working on my lapy this morning when I heard a notification sound from my Nigerian line. I checked it after 15 minutes and saw the credit alerts.

“I wish to express my profound gratitude to those who expressed their undiluted love toward me. I was surprised with the way people came for me financially, emotionally and spiritually. “I received a series of calls from different places around the globe.


‘OLORI, tell me how I can help, send your account details,’ was what I was hearing and seeing. Modupe o, I will continue to be a good girl. “Sisi’s perspectives, Adétutù Ọmo Ọba, you know words can’t describe how grateful I am.
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