On daily basic bank account and ATM card are compromised by fraudsters,yesterday a friend told me how scammer gain access to his card information via bookmakers company .
According to him, the scammers send him phishing massage through Facebook requested he register to get 40% bonus ,immediately after the registration the sum of N180,000 was withdrew from his account- he called me to know how he can block his bank account.
The good news is that banks have developed ways to block account when you find yourself in this situation.
In this article we are going to learn how to block bank account/debit card when you receive Unauthorized debit alert from your FCMB and unity bank account.
How to Block FCMB ATM card/Account
Whenever you realize that your ATM Card has been stolen/misplaced/damaged or unauthorized withdrawal immediately you have to take any of the following seven action to block your ATM Card for misusing others.
1.Dialing *329#, select self-service, select block account to block account
2.Call the customer care contact number of your Bank and provide your account number and name.
3.Log in your FCMBOnline internet or mobile banking and Hotlist or Block your ATM Card.
4.Call or Report directly to your Bank where you are maintaining your Account (BRANCH) and inform to block the card.
5.contact them on Whatsapp: (+234) 09099999814 or (+234) 09099999815
6.Telephone: (01) 279 8800
How to Block Unity Bank ATM card/Account
To block your Unity Bank ATM card or bank account Dial: *7799*9*phone number#
Or Customer Contact Center
+234 (0) 7080 666 000, +234 (0) 7057 323 226,
+234 (0) 7057 323 227, +234 (0) 7080 666 030
With this steps you can conveniently request to block any of your stolen or misplaced cards (Master, Visa or Verve) from the comfort of your zone, anywhere and anything without visiting any bank branch