+1 (831) 250-6551: Windows Defender Scam

Do not call +18312506551 because it is being used by online scammers. The scammers send fake "Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection" emails like the one below to potential victims and ask them to call the fake Microsoft Windows telephone number +18312506551. Therefore, online users are asked not to call the number and should not follow the instructions in the fake "Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection" like the one below.

+1 (831) 250-6551  Windows Defender Scam

The "Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection" Email

From: noreply-Billing <admin@qterzxbv.net>

Date: Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 6:02 PM

Subject: Thank you for Payment ( order id: 12563-9865-7584GFG )

Order date July 31, 2020

Order ID: 12563-9865-7584GFG

Dear Customer,

Thanks for using Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection. This is an important notification. The Subscription has been Auto Renewed for 2 years & Your account has been Pre Authorized for $299.99

It has been auto renewed as per E-Sign Agreement Singed by you at the time of registration. Thank you for the completion of your 1 year.

We tried to contact you on your registered number for queries but could not get through

Payment Information

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Fire Wall & Network Protection

$299.00

Total

$299.00

if you did not place this order then Please call us to Support Team on

+1 (831) 250-6551

(Claims Department) Kindly ignore if aleardy claimed.

You have 24 hrs to refund this charge from the date of the transaction without being charges.

Our support team will gladly assist you with any questions or requests you may have ? simply contact us through our dedicated channels:

It may take a few hours for this transaction to appear in your account.

Cheers,

The Billing Team

+1 (831) 250-6551

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  • February 23, 2021 at 10:39 AM by an anonymous user from: Wyandotte, Kansas City, Kansas, United States

    Received today from: stazotzbiujxrgqupport@impresoras-zebra-eym.com

    "Dear User,

    Thank you for using Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protextion. This is an invoice for Your recent Purchase.

    We Thank you on the completion of your 3 years.

    We tried to contact you on your registered number for queries but could not get through.

    Amount Due: 249.99

    Paid on: Feb 23, 2021

    INVOICE NO: 00074141478 Date: Feb 23, 2021

    Basically the same boiler plate template that they seem to be using for everyone else but with a few slight changes to the tyoe of service you supposedly purchased and the amount. I like the improper language syntax that they use for the emails. You can tell that this is clearly a scam, especially when they list the signature as this.

    Cheers,

    The Billing Team

    1 831-250-6551 (Toll Free)"

    As far as I know, that is not a TOLL FREE number. As always, beware of anything that comes across your email or text message service as well through other sources of electronic media as it is nothing but an easy buck for those that don't have a moral code to not harm others in their bodies.

  • February 21, 2021 at 7:14 AM by an anonymous user from: Erie, Buffalo, New York, United States

    Just received this email on Feb 19, 2021. It was found in my Junk Mail

  • December 8, 2020 at 4:18 PM by an anonymous user from: Burlington, Mt Laurel, New Jersey, United States

    Yep...still going on got this bogus request today in Jacksonville FL. Delete the e-mail and don't look back

  • September 10, 2020 at 7:51 PM by an anonymous user from: Candler, North Carolina, United States

    Had same email from 509-240-9220

  • September 1, 2020 at 6:28 PM by an anonymous user from: Forest Hills, New York, United States

    Other phone numbers for this scam are

    (509) 240-9220 and (833) 468-5577 from

    Jmin(billing)<jminera@sbnature2.org>.

    This was reported to NY Attorney General’s office

    on August 21, 2020.

  • August 28, 2020 at 1:16 PM by an anonymous user from: Dedham, Massachusetts, United States

    This is a total SCAM. Do not give them any information just delete the email and move on.

  • August 14, 2020 at 1:10 PM by an anonymous user from: Scituate, Massachusetts, United States

    I got this email from:

    Billing-noreply<billing-noreply@billing24x.com>

    PAYPAL

    Hello,

    You have successfully sent a money transfer for $299.99 for your PayPal account to Google Pay ending with (XXXX-00XX).

    Here is your Invoice. We appreciate your order.

    Money Transfer

    299.00

    Amount in words:

    Two Hundred and Ninety Nine Dollars

    The transaction will take a while to appear on your statement.

    NOTE: If you have not place this order and would like to cancel before dispatch please reach us on 1 (831) 250 6551.

    This message is confidential and/or contains legally privileged information. It is intended for this address only.

    Terms & Conditions:

    Any amendments or additions or alterations to the order shall only be effective if the Purchaser confirms it through email or calling out support number 1 (831) 250-6551

  • August 7, 2020 at 11:37 AM by an anonymous user from: Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States

    I received similar email from this address:

    From:

    Billing-noreply

    <admin@qterzxbv.net>

    I called the number and spoke with an Indian man who wanted me to open Google on my computer. Thankfully because of the hurricane we have no power and I did not follow his directives. Came on here to Google his email and led me to this page.

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