I am seeing many new resources and resource groups which I didn't create. They were all created yesterday and my billing cost is way up now

Ashish1181 1 Reputation point

I recently switched to azure pay as you go method to learn some new stuffs but I always delete all my resources after I am done.
But today when I checked there are many new resources showing and due to that my billing charges are increased a lot.
I know for sure that I didnt created those.
What can I do now.?

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  1. dkrishnaveni-MSFT 1,951 Reputation points Microsoft Employee


    Azure Subscription and billing support ticket is free of cost that can be created. And support team will help you in assisting.

    Please use the reference document section link to create Azure Subscription and billing request: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-portal/supportability/how-to-create-azure-support-request#go-to-help--support-from-the-global-header

    If you still face issue try to reach support via global customer support as shown below.


    Ensure to share your preferred contact method and all the details about your query or issue and the team will connect with you.

    In addition to understand the reason for the charges you can download the usage and review before creating support request too.

    Reference: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cost-management-billing/understand/download-azure-invoice#download-your-mosp-azure-subscription-invoice

    Hope this helps!


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  2. Sam Cogan 10,342 Reputation points MVP

    If no one else has access to your subscription then I would suspect your account has been compromised. If this is the case, you should reset your passwords and check Azure AD for any additional user accounts that may have been created. You should also look at enabling multi-factor authentication.

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