Written by Jemina Owen-Jones

April 18th, 2024


Microsoft is a multinational technology company that has been in business since 1975. It provides a wide range of retail products, including software, hardware, and online services. Microsoft is best known for its operating systems such as Windows, as well as productivity software like Microsoft Office. The company also offers cloud services, gaming consoles, and various other consumer electronics products.
  • MICROSOFT: The name of the company or merchant associated with the transaction code.
  • *: A separator that indicates the start of a description or product name associated with the transaction.
  • MICROSOFT 365: The name of the product or service that was purchased.
  • F: A letter or code that may have a specific meaning related to the transaction, such as indicating the payment method used or providing additional information. Without further context, it's difficult to determine the exact meaning of this specific code.
  • Find & fight fraud from anywhere

    Verify With Receipt

    The best way to tell if this charge is fraudulent is to find the receipt. You may have an electronic copy of the receipt, which you can finding by searching in your email accounts for Microsoft.
    Or, if you want to automatically find and reconcile receipts so you never worry about fraud, you can use SimplyWise to automatically match all bank and credit card transactions to email and paper receipts. The app instantly reconciles your expenses and flags anything that doesn’t match.
    Step 1

    Connect your email

    Download the SimplyWise app and connect your email account. SimplyWise will search through your emails and find all the receipts in your inbox. This allows you to understand what exactly you are paying for when you see a bank transaction on your statement.
    Step 2

    Connect Your Bank

    Connect to your bank account/credit card transactions through the secure (256 bit encryption) Reconciliation feature within the app.
    Step 3


    Reconcile the charges reported by your financial institution against what you’ve recorded in your SimplyWise account. Find fraud quickly! SimplyWise will match your transactions to your bank/credit card spending and check those items off.
    SimplyWise Community Comments
    Curtis Gallagher
    3 months ago
    Hey, had the same issue! Contacted my bank and got it sorted out. Don't stress, they'll help you figure it out too.
    Richard Anderson
    3 months ago
    Just noticed a charge from MICROSOFT*MICROSOFT 365 F on my card statement. Anyone else experienced this? Is it legit? #confusedmiddleager-Jan 15, 2023