Fraudsters Break into Fidelity Bank Account, Steal Customer’s Funds

A lagos-based mechanic has recounted how fraudsters broke into his Fidelity bank account to steal N76, 000. 


NewsOnline reports that Fraudsters on January 1 deducted the sum of N76, 000 deposited in the Fidelity Bank account of a Lagos-based mechanic, Ogunsola Oladipupo.


Oladipupo, who narrated this ordeal to FIJ said the money was deducted in tranches of N70,000 and N6,000.


“On January 6, I was at the Point of Sales (PoS) to withdraw N12, 000 but was told my balance was insufficient,” Oladipupo told FIJ.


“I told them I had money in there but they insisted otherwise and asked me to visit my bank for my statement of account.”


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The Lagos-based mechanic said when he got to the bank, his statement of account revealed that his money was transferred into an Opay account.

“I found out that my money was moved through a PoS transfer into an Opay account,” he said.


“I also discovered that N6,000 was deducted on December 31 and N70,000 on January 1.

“What I don’t understand is how it happened without a debit alert. I wasn’t even notified in any way.

“I just want my money back from Fidelity Bank.”

Messages sent to Fidelity Bank on Twitter and via email had not been responded to at press time, FIJ reported.


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