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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by missbehave247(m): 10:15am On Mar 25, 2015
So sad
Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by Maczeelly(m): 10:15am On Mar 25, 2015
End time roommates............

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by Kaybee14(m): 10:16am On Mar 25, 2015
Too bad.
Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by hartdoctor: 10:16am On Mar 25, 2015
U r a very kind person op

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by poppop: 10:16am On Mar 25, 2015
nawa
Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by Ventura1: 10:18am On Mar 25, 2015
Nigeria police need to employ you.

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by loomer: 10:19am On Mar 25, 2015
How many days u take write this thing
Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by Nobody: 10:20am On Mar 25, 2015
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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by AriDsexy(f): 10:20am On Mar 25, 2015
The guy took the money and wanted u to also be a part of d celebration

The reason he kept calling u to join in drinking peppersoup with him

Shaking my head.

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by Adex097: 10:21am On Mar 25, 2015
Lol...hall3 boys badt gan o..Next time, get a space in hall4 we've gat no rogue here.

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by fpeter(f): 10:23am On Mar 25, 2015
almostFamous:
I hate thieves. Just like my friends roomie back in da day,this one was a kleptomaniac. She could steal anything ranging from panties ,to phone case,to face powder to someone else's recommended contact lenses.


LWKMD shocked

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by Samneer: 10:24am On Mar 25, 2015
JohnnySarz:
Some people can be very deceitful and wicked!

I had to type very fast,,, so sorry if i made any gramatical errors

NOTE!!! It took me time to narrate my experience,, So please try and read to the end and also learn.. as It happened This Week!!!



Ok let me go straight to what happened..

A room mate of mine stole my 2 ATM cards (first Bank and Gtbank) cards and made a withdrawal of N120,000 around 5:16AM on sunday morning at an atm spot(Hall 1) not too far from my hostel (i stay at hall 3) in Uniben.. (he got to know my pin because the pin i use to unlock my phone is the same pin i used as my ATM pin of one of my cards (firstbank))

So that morning i did not receive any alert because my phone was down because we get power supply problems on sundays.. As usual. we all eat together from one Plate ( the whole room) and the thief also joined us..

that evening..the guy asked me to follow him to drink pepper soup and palm wine outside campus with some other of his friends.. at first i was surprised because.. i never followed him anywhere before and also he asked only Me to follow them. i decided to follow him anyways cos its hard to reject free things. So i decided to use that opportunity to also withdraw some money for the week cos i was left with just 2h...

After taking my bath and dressing.. i checked my bag and couldn't find my ATM cards.. Ah!.. i searched and searched and searched.. for almost 30MIN and couldnt find my cards.. by then the Guy was calling me to tell me that they were still waiting downstairs that i should come.. So i told him to Go.. few min latr he called again then i told him "Guy someone has taken my cards i cant join you guys please Go without me"

Then i decided to put on my phone so i could call my bank to block the cards... Lo and Behold!!! i got 12 ALERTS N20,000 was withdrawn 6 times from my first bank account and also Atm charges of N65 was taken 6 times making it 12 alerts.. so then i called firstbank and Blocked my card.. also i called GTB (took them 40min to answer) to block my Gtb master card too..



Immediately i On my laptop and logged in my online banking and found out that the fraudulent withdrawal was made few meters away from my hostel.. and also that nothing was taken from my GTB (because i used a different PIN)

Being an experienced person and also an ICT expert i was not worried at all..i knew the person was going to be caught.. but different thought passed through my mind.. My room mates including the culprit began to make suggestions.. saying it was my friends, a mistake from the bank, etc.. all i told them was The Person wey steal my money day here right now and i will fish the person out

i kept my cool and started watching movies on my laptop and also told my loved ones via chat..

6:00AM the next morning (MONDAY) i woke up, greet my room mates, dressed as if i was going to class.. few minutes later i came with the school security and then they took all my room mates including me to their office. we all got there then we were given some form to fill and also make statement.. after all that.. the security men began to threaten everybody.. saying.. There was a surveillance camera at that ATM spot.. that whoever took the money should own up.. or face the wrath of the full school security when the tape is finally recovered and played from the bank (it was access bank ATM the guy used)

still nobody said anything.. after enough waiting, threatening and all.. we all came to a conclusion that we should visit access bank for the tape.. just before then one of my room mate came to me and made a suggession saying "Osas i get one idea, make u go tell them say u wan bring out your Account number so that they go give one day make the person go pay in the money else they go con go access bank for the tape.. you know say the person fit day fear now and he nogo wan talk here" angry angry angry

Shoooooo grin .. at first i refused.. then later after thinking about it and also suspecting the guy that made that suggestion (sharp guy) i went and told the security men.. they told the lady in charge and we all agreed. i wrote out my bank details and made sure they all collect it.. (altho some ddnt) . then they told us all to come back there 9AM the next day..

i went to the bukka and eat with my last 2h. then went back to the room and slept.. when i woke up and checked my phone.. guess what i found cool cool N65,000 angry was credited to my account with a foreign name grin grin "Joseph Collins" ... OK O white man .. i went alone to the security office and alerted them


Later I and some of my smart room mates began to deduce and do some thinking.. all fingers were pointing to that guy... who made that suggestion.. because

1. He made that suggestion,
2. He made a comment when we were leaving the security office that "What if na 80k the person go pay.. Osas go just rest" i heard it but pretended i ddnt hear it..
3. He was acting rather strange and stupidly nice to me.. saying things that ddnt make sense and all that (guilty conscience.. smh)
4. as at the time i received the alert.. everybody's location was know except


So it was now remaining 55k.. so before he came.. me and all of my room mates after reaching the conclusion that it was him who stole the money decided to goto the security office behind his back and tell them what we arrived at.. 3 of us left... as we were going we met one of our other room mate (a final year student).. He suggested we use Boiz to retrieve the remaining part.. we said no!!! that they might just kill him and then it turns into a cultism case.. so he joined us.. after alerting the security officials.. they told us not to confront him.. that we should just play along.. and come as earlier planed 9AM the next day

OH! what a Long night of pretence! one of us said.. but we just had to play along...

That night (yesteday night) the guy came back to room and started his wierd and strange behaviour again.. He was scared.. he wanted to know if i would withdraw the case.. he wanted to know if i would use spiritual means... But he never owned up... even when we all used style to ask him... He even made stupid statements like " The person wey theif this Osas money Go collect!.. he go chop beating" and other similar stupid comments.. He ddnt know we already knew it was him.. we all Just pretended..

He called me to the corner and said.. "that person for even send u SMS sef if he day fear" ..... SHoooOOO shocked shocked shocked .. I played along

Then this morning. "The deal day" as some of my room mates called it.. we all woke up... and also used style to say "if u know u took OSas money.. better come out now se we settle it as a family" the idiot still ddnt talk.. he even Joined us and eat.. Ok.. sharp Guy..

so we left together for the security office.. we all left except the guy... we walked downstairs.. pasts some blocks and was about leaving the hostel entrance when i got an anonymous call.. the person said "Osas Check your phone.. i don send you text" I recognised the the voice instantly then checked my phone to see this text


Then immediatly 2 of my room mates went back to the room and brought the guy down to come and confess.. by then people gathered and began asking questions.. this Guy denied FLAT saying he knows nothing about no text and about no money... we then proceeded to the security office.. by then people began advicing him to own up to the crime else it might be too late for him.. i even met him personally and told him i was ready to forgive him.. His eyes began to turn red,,, still he denied.. then few minutes later he confessed to the eldest person in my room (there at the security office) that he took my ATM cards and made the withdrawals.. then he was presented to the security officers for interrogation,,, as that was being done... i received another alert. that N20,000 has be paid by the same Joseph Collins into my acc (confirming the fact that he had an accomplice)


The Head of the security officials there (a woman) was really an angel... she acted like a mother and asked us not to be violent about it that the guy was tempte and he fell for it or he is under a curse ir was pushed by a bad spirit.. so we then gave him a deadline to pay the remaining balance which is 35k...

So my fellow nairalanders.. can you guys see how heartless some persons can be? i've been thinking about it since morning and i felt really disappointed.. This was the Guy i allow to wear my shoes, use my phones whenever he likes.. I attended his Matric and snapped with him (2days to this incidence) and took him like a brother..

i couldn't stop wondering "IF I HAD GONE WITH HIM TO DRINK PEPPER SOUP THAT DAY.. WHAT WOULD HE HAVE DONE TO ME,, POISON me I guess..

Well i thank God for my life and all he did for the culprit to be exposed under 2 days..

MAke una help me thank God

Guy I read it all... good that you kept your calm. that guy should be dealt with accordingly
Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by ultraGM: 10:26am On Mar 25, 2015
You should have posted stuff like this online, The guy is penitent and has return your money, I did not support the idea of Him Stealing your Money (Blame The President for that).

At least you should have let him have confidence in you, that after forgiveness, he had been pardon.

You can Still Corrent yourself, Pull down what you post

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by fpeter(f): 10:26am On Mar 25, 2015
Thank God you got your money back, please make sure to collect the balance and then get the security
people to obtain a written and signed undertaking from the guy stating that nothing will happen to you
If possible change rooms or get him evicted, also visit your bank ASAP and change your ATM passwords.
DO NOT USE UR D.O.B...

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by Dyt(f): 10:27am On Mar 25, 2015
Samneer:


Guy I read it all... good that you kept your calm. that guy should be dealt with accordingly

And u had to copy it all?
U need a doctor

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by fpeter(f): 10:28am On Mar 25, 2015
toogentle:
Wow interesting post. One of the few lengthy posts I read from start to finish on NL


I enjoyed reading it too....i could picture the scenario like say i dey dere live!

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by MKO4ever(m): 10:28am On Mar 25, 2015

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by Desteenee(m): 10:29am On Mar 25, 2015
The security woman you called an angel has said it all, just forgive him. He may beunder a spell or it's just a habit that may kill him someday ( God forbid).
Just imagine the conscience he will live with for the rest of life and also the already tarnished image in school.
Too bad!

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by fpeter(f): 10:29am On Mar 25, 2015
ultraGM:
You should have posted stuff like this online, The guy is penitent and has return your money, I did not support the idea of Him Stealing your Money (Blame The President for that).

At least you should have let him have confidence in you, that after forgiveness, he had been pardon.

You can Still Corrent yourself, Pull down what you post


ARE YOU THE GUY OR HIS ACCOMPLICE JOSEPH COLLINS

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by Nobody: 10:29am On Mar 25, 2015
I really feel sorry for the thief. Because this is the end of the road for him. He will be expelled, this name is gone forever, his parent will be really disappointed at him. Be con tempted with the one you have no matter how little.
Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by poppop: 10:29am On Mar 25, 2015
candy:
Interesting story. The guy really has liver! I like the way you guys handled it, but you'll be lucky to get the remaining 35K back sha.

If he gets it, it will be a miracle. Oh dear op took me back to my great Alma mater. Dem don fix ATM for Hall 1?

Eyahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! bringing back memories to me now...

By the way op shebi u don change your PIN now? That's why they said not to replicate PIN no. I gats do something to mine too.
Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by sisisioge: 10:30am On Mar 25, 2015
andrew12:
Menh sometime you don't disgrace a friend thief, you just take them to the corner and warn themnot to do it again and they might be usefull to you in the near future maybe stealing an exam script or so not all common thiefs is a Bad thing this is Naija ............ maybe he had come from one of all this Ghetto I had many experience wid my child hood friend even though i was from a Good home.

Oga, this might be the best thing that has ever happened to him. Imagine a jambite being that bold! This might just be the reset he needs to desist from stealing.

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by poppop: 10:32am On Mar 25, 2015
Adex097:
Lol...hall3 boys badt gan o..Next time, get a space in hall4 we've gat no rogue here.

I dey tell you. Their aro never finish till date. Kai Hall 3 was legendary then. Hall 4 boys calm die. LOL grin cheesy grin
Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by nicebaba: 10:32am On Mar 25, 2015
Gosh OP your use of English is as poor as the morales of your thief roommate. Please take your time to improve your written English as it might help you secure a job upon your graduation. grin grin grin grin

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by ephi123(f): 10:33am On Mar 25, 2015
These are the kinds of friends that would stab you in the back whilst shining all 32 teeth with you.

OP, it's good you got your money back (thank God for that) but I think the most important thing is the lessons you have learnt from this experience.
Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by marieolae(f): 10:34am On Mar 25, 2015
What a story !
Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by ephi123(f): 10:34am On Mar 25, 2015
nicebaba:
Gosh OP your use of English is as poor as the morales of your thief roommate. Please take your time to improve your written English as it might help you secure a job upon your graduation. grin grin grin grin

I am sure you read the first few lines of his post where he clearly stated:

"I had to type very fast,,, so sorry if i made any gramatical errors"

undecided

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by Nobody: 10:34am On Mar 25, 2015
fpeter:



LWKMD shocked
I swear...she was only able to steal one from the pair. She just rendered the thing useless

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by symbianDON(m): 10:35am On Mar 25, 2015
thieves are just despicable, heartless fellows. I rarely have pity for them. just imagine this narrative; a fellow he dined with, slept in the same room with, took as a brother was the same one who plotted evil against him. what a horrible world we live in.

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by adaorap(f): 10:35am On Mar 25, 2015
I can't dine with such person again. Not just taking 20k but wanted dry the account. The guy can kill to cover up.

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Re: How My Roommate Stole 120,000 Naira From My ATM Card And How I Caught Him by oilykid(m): 10:35am On Mar 25, 2015
ugosonic1:
how will u steal frm ur neighbor. it is very bad to steal in any form
that's ozumba, Unn vc.wats is he doing there

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