Fifth Third Bank ‘network issue’ fixed, service being restored to customers who couldn’t access funds

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The bank says it is working as quickly as possible to restore service for affected customers

(WCMH) — Fifth Third Bank says a “network issue” that affected some of its customers Friday has been fixed and service is being restored.

A statement from Fifth Third Bank’s senior public relations manager reads:

“We experienced a temporary issue within our network connectivity this afternoon. Service is now being gradually restored and we apologize for the inconvenience.”

Friday afternoon, Fifth Third bank said a ‘network issue’ affected some of its customers’ ability to access their money.

The bank says it is working as quickly as possible to restore service for affected customers.

Many have taken to Twitter to complain about the issue, saying their bank cards have been declined at grocery stores, malls and gas stations. Some have said they were able to withdraw cash at an ATM.

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