England Saxons winger Monye claims 10,000 was stolen from bank account
17:41 GMT, 9 January 2013
17:49 GMT, 9 January 2013
Ugo Monye claims he had 10,000 stolen from his bank account – just hours after being named in the England Saxons squad.
The Harlequins winger took to Twitter to reveal the news, saying: '10k nicked outta my account! Brutal. Cheers Lloyds TSB for being so on the ball… Naaaat.'
He later revealed he spent 75 minutes on the phone fixing the problem.
Theft: Ugo Monye claims to have had 10,000 stolen from his account
His team-mate Mike Brown responded by admitting he had suffered the same fate.
'Mate that's too weird that mine was done few weeks ago as well! 6k!,' he said.
British Lions centre Jamie Roberts said: 'had that much in your account did you #sorryaboutthat.'