You’ve been locked out of your outlook.com email account.
Maybe you forgot the password; maybe you were hacked. Your recovery attempts have all failed, and you’re desperate to regain access to your account.
So, you search online for “outlook.com support phone number”, hoping to talk to a real, live person, to get some help directly from the source.
Unbeknownst to you, things are about to go from bad to worse.