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Fifth Third Bank Launches 2012 Holiday Payback Sweepstakes

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Fifth Third Bank Launches 2012 Holiday Payback Sweepstakes

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Beginning today through Dec. 30, 2012, Fifth Third Bank customers have the chance to win a “Holiday Payback” of up to $2,000 for simply using their Fifth Third Bank credit or debit card this holiday season. In addition, the Bank will award prizes through separate Facebook and Twitter sweepstakes.

Customers will be automatically entered for a chance to win a Holiday Payback (a statement credit for every debit or credit card purchase made in one day, up to $2,000) for each of their qualifying card purchases made between Nov. 1 and Dec. 30, 2012. A total of 100 customers will be randomly selected to receive a statement credit. Official Rules and alternate entry methods can be found at .

“Our sweepstakes is meant to thank our customers for choosing Fifth Third Bank and potentially help them pay some of their holiday bills,” said Julie Joseforsky, senior vice president and head of Bankcard for Fifth Third Bank. “In addition to the sweepstakes prizes, we also are excited to share smart shopping and budgeting tips to consider this holiday season.”

Fifth Third Bank’s Holiday Payback site at will include

Additionally, all consumers are invited to participate in Fifth Third Bank’s Facebook and Twitter sweepstakes:

Consumers can join Fifth Third Bank on Facebook every Friday between Nov. 9 and Dec. 28, 2012, for a chance to win weekly prizes. To participate, consumers will need to:

Those who participate will receive an entry for that week’s Holiday Payback Facebook prize. Each week, one winner will be randomly selected.

From Nov. 21-26, 2012, consumers can join Fifth Third Bank on Twitter for a chance to win a $100 Fifth Third Bank Gift Card. To participate, consumers are asked to:

Each day, five participating followers will be randomly selected to win.

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $117 billion in assets and operates 15 affiliates with 1,322 full-service Banking Centers, including 105 Bank Mart® locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,406 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 39% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of September 30, 2012, had $300 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $26 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. and can be viewed at . Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® National Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender, All Rights Reserved. No purchase necessary.