Do you want to know how to block your Ecobank ATM card? Have you lost your debit card? Never worry because all the details you need are right here.
This article will show you the code to block your Ecobank ATM card in Nigeria right on your mobile phone without visiting the branch. So many people in Nigeria have become a victim of theft, tensions due to an uneasy environment, and criminal activities. However, Criminal elements as well as yahoo yahoo fraudsters target ATMs and USSD transfer PIN. This is to hack and manipulate people’s accounts to enrich themselves.
These issues are contemporary hence, account holders must be careful and smart. So, the good news is that you can actually block that very ATM and secure your account. This is less than 20 seconds if you act fast.
How to block your EcoBank ATM card
There are available alternatives to blocking your ATM card. Below are the ways to do so, This is for those who lost their Bank Debit Card
Block your ATM card with SMS
Make sure you send an SMS with your Ecobank alert number. This is the number linked to the customer’s account number
- Simply send “STOP ATM and the affected account number to 08063262265 or 0806ECOBANK.E,g STOP ATM 0123456789 to 08063262265.
- Thereafter, you will receive a notification that your ATM or debit card has been blocked.
Contact Ecobank email
Read also: How to detect fake bank alerts in Ecobank
Ecobank customer Care line
+234 07005000000 or 0806-ECOBANK
Can I later unblock my account?
The answer is YES. You can do this by visiting any Eco bank branch. Make sure you meet or consult a customer care agent with the correct account details. However, the bank will activate your account within 24 hours.
Blocking your ATM is not going to cause complications or harm to your account. However, it is a way of enhancing or securing your account from unauthorized debit and manipulations. However, if your account details fall into the hands of scammers, there is a need to quickly act fast.
I hope you know what to do when you lose your ATM card. Make sure you act very fast to avoid other stories that touch the heart.
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