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Phone number: 425-905-3074 is located in Everett, Washington.

Its exchange 905 is managed by INTERNATIONAL TELCOM, LTD. - W.
The number is currently on switch number STTLWAKGDS0.
Around 48% of people reported it as "Scammer/Fraudster".
You are the 15th person to search for it here.The number has a total of 35 complaints filed against it.
Latest people reported the number as that of "Adrian Jones, Indian guy"

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I just received a call from this number, and they claimed to be from "the helpdesk with Windows". They apparently received some error messages from my computer.

then they wanted to trick me into believing them, so they had me look up my "unique ID". They had me open up the command prompt, type "assoc" and press enter. In there, the ID could be found.
Too bad that that is not a unique ID, but some file extension information. When I said that, they hung up immediately.

The caller was identified as someone claiming to be from a Windows helpdesk
Reported 17th, Aug. 2012. | Complain this number

This number called me (internationally even) with some excuse that it was from windows helpdesk and that they recieved error messages from my computer regarding spyware. When Asked if I was aware of the issue I said "yes" and they asked me if I had done any steps to solve the issue.

I told them I already corrected the problem a few days ago and they immediately hung up without any answer. This is a fraud scam phone number, do not be tricked.

Reported 17th, Aug. 2012. | Complain this number

They also called me on my Dutch cellphone, with the same excuse "I'm from Windows helpdesk and your computer is sending errormessages. I hang up, but today they called again. I didn't answer.

Reported 17th, Aug. 2012. | Complain this number
NL also

I was called several times on my Dutch landline, but they hang up every time I pick up, so I looked up the number and came across your messages. Thanks!

Reported 18th, Aug. 2012. | Complain this number

I also got a call on my landline in The Netherlands. These crooks claim to be Microsoft. I just registered an account with outlook.com and I believe they hacked this information and found my phonenumer over there. Because I know companies like Microsoft will never call people about security questions, I told them I would inform the FBI. Then they hung up!

The caller was identified as "Microsoft"
Reported 19th, Aug. 2012. | Complain this number
Paul Wesselius

This number called me several times in the Netherlands when I was away. I tried to call it, but it was always engaged. Via a friend in the USA I found out that this was a Árank call'.

The caller was identified as ??
Reported 20th, Aug. 2012. | Complain this number

Recieved three calls today from this (to us: international) number (0014259053074) on our Dutch landline. We were not at home, so missed the calls. Looking up the number online brought me here, so I'm glad to be informed it as possible scam.

Reported 30th, Aug. 2012. | Complain this number

This number called us several times, caliming they are a windows helpdesk. They say my computer is for 98% corrupt.
My wife took the calls, as I was not at home.

Thanks for the info.

The caller was identified as patje
Reported 5th, Sep. 2012. | Complain this number

Today had a phone from them claiming to be part of windows servicedesk and that they had been receiving error messages from my computer.
They requested me to run teamviewer, so that they could show me how to resolve these issues, which I did.
finally they explained that I should be buying something like windows security essentials. and they opened a western union website.
I never buy anything over the phone and never would record credit info when someone is watching me and not entirely sure if it is save.

The guy tried to run something like syskey, but cancelled that and closed the remote connection immediately. They then hang up.

The caller was identified as ?
Reported 5th, Sep. 2012. | Complain this number

I have a Dutch (NL) landline and have been geetting calls from this no. I havent spoken to anyone but I have blocked the no. coming through on my phone. Thank you all for the input about this fraudster.

Reported 12th, Sep. 2012. | Complain this number

Again, land line call in the Netherlands ... "windows service department fraud call ... we have received multiple calls from this number in the past two months.

The caller was identified as Kenneth
Reported 24th, Sep. 2012. | Complain this number
friend of Dutch people

My Dutch friends e mailed me to find out if I tried to call them 5 times one day. They recognized the area code 425- as being my area code, so they knew it was the State of WA.
I typed the number in thinking it was some fraudster, and sure! What is the deal here?!

Reported 29th, Sep. 2012. | Complain this number
From Holland

We had several calls from this number today on our house phone. We live in the Netherlands also.
When we pick up, we hear nothing for about 10 seconds. Then we hear 'Thankyou' and they hang up. It's very annoying, I hope these calls will stop at night, or else we unplug our house phone.

I find it strange that we just had a silence and a 'Thankyou', all people here had some scammers on the phone claiming they are from Windows.
However, I hope these worthless calls stop.

The caller was identified as Don't know
Reported 1st, Oct. 2012. | Complain this number

live in the Netherlands and received 3 calls from this number. They pretend to be from the Microsoft Helpdesk and tell me that my IP is spreading spam , malware, viruses etc. They asked me to give them access to my computer so they can 'solve' the 'problem' for me.
Read more at http://www.whycall.me/425-905-3074.html#mCgE6iTCMkB1swH4.99

Reported 2nd, Oct. 2012. | Complain this number

I've been called several times from this number on my mobile last few weeks. I'm living in The Netherlands. Can anybody stop them?

The caller was identified as ??
Reported 3rd, Oct. 2012. | Complain this number

I live in the neherlands too.
we got a call from this number too, several times.
last time i picked up the phone.
and he/she said something about the computer which is downloading a lot of spam and junk. ??

The caller was identified as Didn't hear
Reported 9th, Oct. 2012. | Complain this number

Well, that was interesting...

A: Why would I be targeted from a US phone number in NL?
B: Why are the ycalling me at their ungodly hour of 6:15 in the morning (15:15: CET)
C: Why not identify me by my name but as "the owner of this phone number"?
D: And this is the goody bit: I never have my land-line registered anywhere, only my mobile. Therefore they could not have made a link between my PC an my land-line phone

They wanted to talk to me regarding "my computer"

This kind of scamming has been warned about in Dutch media

Working internationally myself, I would say his accent was from India.
Clearly some kind of scam to get you to let them install spyware/malware/hostageware on your PC.
If you have accepted anything from these guys. contact you own PC retailer and have them check your system thoroughly and immediately:

A quick check with Microsoft NL confirmed this is a fraud.
They actually know about the number and that is is being spoofed from India

The caller was identified as did not identify
Reported 11th, Oct. 2012. | Complain this number

She a laduy spoke engelish said she called me from microsoft that my computer is in danger I said I am gonna end the conversation and hang up I live in hollanfd so what is the use for this call?
I dont know maybe I should have asked more but I was not in the mood to answer

The caller was identified as ???
Reported 11th, Oct. 2012. | Complain this number

Now my brother get just a call on our land line in the Netherlands form this number and after some time hangup.
But this is not the fist time but using a different number.

The caller was identified as Anonymous
Reported 12th, Oct. 2012. | Complain this number

Last week they called me from the above number. They now call me through a different number, from Alabama: 001 256781425.
Why is Microsoft now prosecuting them? It would be in Msoft interest and they have the money to do that.
And I have an Apple iMac. Not windows.

The caller was identified as phone number
Reported 8th, Nov. 2012. | Complain this number

Seems this is target to the Netherlands :

I think I have seen tis call before, typically it hung up before I could answer. Today upon the second try I picked it up. It was a guy with an Indian English accent. Who wanted to know if I were the owner of this phone number. 'Who wants to know" I answered.
He told me he has form the Central Computer Department (or something alike), and I laughed out loud. He seemed a little offended. He was "not a marketeer " he did not want to sell anything. They were just monitoring "all Windows computers".
He mumbled somethig that he was calling because of security messages coming from my computer ....
I wished him luck, but then he hung up :-)

What fun for me, what a job for him ....

After having read the other comments: I think he probably referred to Windows helpdesk as mentioned in other posts.
Background noise was clearly that of a call-center. DO they really make money ?

Reported 9th, Nov. 2012. | Complain this number

We also live in the Netherlands moved from the US and got the call from an Indian guy this am claiming to be from Windows help desk.
Strange because I also never use our land line number for anything.

Reported 12th, Nov. 2012. | Complain this number

Several calls with caller ID 1 425 905 3074:

2012-nov-03 at 09h26, 10h12 and 12h00 local time (UTC+1)

2012-nov-06 at 11h08, 14h10 and 16h18 local time (UTC+1)

In all cases: no message on my answering machine or no voice whatsoever, when I answered the phone in Dutch.

Likely the same scammers as reported on this site.

Later strange calls show different (non-existing) numbers such as:
00 20 6397 1127 (2012-nov-16 15h05) and
00 42 5406 9022 (2012-nov-19 10h05)

The caller was identified as None
Reported 19th, Nov. 2012. | Complain this number
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