No it is not a Microsoft scam. Can you people even read? This is a RANDOM PHONE NUMBER that is assigned to Skype users that make outgoing calls. If you were to download Skype right now and make a phone call, theres a chance it would be listed as coming from this phone number. If youre wise enough to do fact-checking with Snopes, you should be wise enough to at least READ THE REST OF THE COMMENTS ON THIS PAGE.
Claim that there has been a "legal complaint" and that it's their job to make sure I will be at this address to get legal papers. I've been served legal documents before, this is not how it works. I told them I am not who they are trying to call (I know it is a very old debt collector, as they are using my old last name from when I was 19 and not married) and they tried to intimidate me saying they would report that the court documents were falsified. Seems to me it wouldn't be legal to claim to be involved with a sheriff's office or court if that isn't the case. If they had any legal standings or clout, I would have received legal documents rather than several hundred annoying phone calls.
Read this article in the Forbes "Street Sweeper" column about this phone number and the growing chorus of consumer complaints:http://blogs.forbes.com/billsinger/2011/03/23/ftc-do-not-call-diabetes-diabetic/
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