Are you aware that you can easily block your GT Bank ATM card by dialing a USSD code on your device or even sending a simple SMS to a an approved number? GT Bank happens to be one of the most used banks in the country and with the level of insecurity, fraud and theft in the country, there is need for someone to know how to block his or her ATM card, in a situation where it’s stolen.
So in this article we are going to have a look at some ways of blocking your GT Bank ATM card through USSD code and even SMS method. If your card gets stolen or missing and you wouldn’t want to take chances with the funds in the account, then these methods are the best for you because they are convenient and easy. You just have to be fast enough to take any of the steps going to be mentioned or stated below.
How to Block GT Bank ATM Card If It’s Stolen
Like I mentioned in the beginning of this article, there are two methods, one is through USSD code i.e by dialing a simply short code and providing the phone number linked to the acct.
- Dial *737*51*74# from any phone number or device within your reach and then provide the number that was used in creating the account and the pin you use in doing transaction through 737 and the account will be locked. All attempts towards withdrawing your money will be futile.
- Second pattern is by immediately sending ‘HOTLIST + your account number to 08076665555 to block all debit transactions from taking place on your acct.
The good thing about the aforementioned methods is that, you mustn’t do them with your phone or device. So even if your phone is stolen, you can still block your ATM card before thieves get a hold of your cash.
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