FNB customers have money deposited into their accounts by accident

Some of South Africa’s First National Bank (FNB) customers had something happen to them that most people dream of, money mysteriously appearing in their accounts.

First National Bank in South Africa
First National Bank in South Africa

The bank said an error meant balances had been reflected incorrectly in some accounts.

FNB said, “We can confirm that the issue of incorrect balances on some of our customers’ transactional accounts have been resolved. The incorrect balances were due to delayed debit card transactions for purchases. Sincere apologies to impacted customers for the inconvenience caused. Customers who have specific queries on their accounts can contact their bankers, or 087 575 9404 for Personal Banking, or 087 736 2247 for Business Banking.”

Take a look at how some customers took to the news via Twitter below: 

FNB said that they have been in contact with affected customers and the error has been rectified since. ‘