The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has come up with what it called LEO to assist its customer battle bank scammers.
A promotional statement by the bank, which confessed that the scammers are already losing out said: “they are no longer smiling at all.”
It however warned: “they keep coming up with creative ways to steal your money. So, everybody ‘kaaku’ and be one step ahead. No time to lose guard.”
The bank made it clear to its customers that “scammers can’t scam you without your permission. They always need you to give them your account information. That’s why someone will call you on a Sunday posing as your bank and asking for your bank details. Mtscheww!
“Even if it’s almost certain that na your bank call you, immediately you feel uncomfortable with any question, flip the switch. Ask them why they need that information. Put them on the spot. After all, you worked hard for your money. When in doubt, end the call and contact our Customer Fulfillment Center.
“Stay sharp! Make sure you look out for the verified tick on Facebook or use the right number before you transact with Leo. Don’t fall for the tricks of fraudsters. You shouldn’t allow one random person steal your hard-earned money.”