Since the introduction of Mobile and internet banking by Nigeria financial institutions for easy method of doing business, the rate of scam, theft and fraud has been on the increase,
Most fraudsters are so smart by taken advantage of customers weakness in manipulating their ATM card and account details since it gives the customers easy access to their bank account information as well as makes it easy for them to access the money in your bank account either for transfer purpose or payment of bills.
Some scammers do send unsolicited phone calls, SMS, or emails asking bank customers personal details about them or asking for information about their bank accounts please don’t entertain them by providing your information, instead visit any nearest branch to verify if the phone call was genuine.
However, if you feel your bank account and ATM has been compromised then i advice to block your account or ATM immediately before you loss all your hard earn saving in a twirler seconds .
You can also read: How To Block Nigeria Banks Account Or ATM Card in case of Fraud,theft
In our today discussion we are going to discuss on how you can hotlink or block your GTBANK AND FIRST BANK ATM card or bank account .
How to Block GTBANK ATM CARD or Bank account
You can make use of 5 methods they are:
USSD CODE Option
Gtbank customers can Dial *737*51*10# to Hotlist/Block your Card from the comfort of your zone,anywhere and any time without visiting any branch
SMS Banking Option
send “hotlist<NUBAN to 0807666-555 from your registered phone number with your gtbank
Eg Hotlist 0123654732 to 0807666555
Provide then with
Last 4 digit of your card
once your details is received they will hot-list your card immediately.
Internet Banking method to block Gtbank ATM card
Log on to internet banking with your User ID and Password
Click “Card Hotlist”
Select “Card Number” and “Request Reason”
Input secret question
Click “Continue” and Input token generated code
A pop up screen confirming the deactivation of your Naira Mastercard will be displayed.
ATM Option to block Gtbank ATM card
Press any Key on the ATM to perform cardless transaction
Select “Cardless Hotlist”
Enter phone number
Supply the last four digits of the card to be deactivated/blocked/hotlisted
The card is deactivated/blocked/hotlisted successfully
Please note that once your Naira Mastercard is deactivated, you will be unable to unblock it and/or use it for any form of transaction.
Alternatively, you can call GTConnect or visit a branch to complete the appropriate form.
GtBank Salary Advance USSD CODE Dial *737*8*2#
GTbank Generate OTP ussd code Dial -*737*7#
Make Payment with Gtbank USSD Code on Startimes: Dial *737*37*amount*smartcard number#
How to Block First Bank ATM card and Bank account
1st Bank has Self-Service soluction that means you can do it yourself without visiting any branch all you need is your FirstBank Verve Card details.
To get start Simply SMS “BLOCK” to 30012 via the SMS alert number registered with your account