Fidelity Bank

23.01.2023 Featured Lagos Mechanic Loses N76, 000 Kept in Fidelity Bank to Unknown Fraudster

Published 23rd Jan, 2023

By Opeyemi Lawal

Ogunsola Oladipupo, a Lagos-based mechanic, has recounted how N76, 000 left his Fidelity Bank account without his authorisation.

Oladipupo told FIJ the money was deducted in a tranches of N70,000 and N6,000 on January 1.

“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.

READ ALSO: Imo Resident Lost N100,000 While Fidelity Bank’s ATM ‘Held’ His Card. No Refund One Month Later

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

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.

Screenshot of the N6,000 debit
Screenshot of the N6,000 debit
Screenshot of the N70, 000 debit.
Screenshot of the N70, 000 debit.

“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.

READ ALSO: Weeks After Dispense Error, Customer’s Money Still Trapped Between Unity and Fidelity Bank

“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.”

FIJ’s messages to Fidelity Bank on Twitter and via email had not been responded to at press time.

Published 23rd Jan, 2023

By Opeyemi Lawal


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