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    We've all had to deal with the same thing. Your phone rings 24/7 and shows no sign of stopping, but if ever you should pick up, all you hear is the incessant yabbering of a telemarketer or nothing at all. You're infuriated by the anonymous calls jamming your phone line. Is there some way of finding out who is on the other end? Do you pick up or leave it ringing? Who is calling?
    Sound familiar? There are thousands of people asking the same question every day. In response to this universal problem, tellows functions as an online database of telephone numbers associated with spam and scam activity reported by you, our users. By sharing your experiences with unknown numbers, you'll be providing vital warning information to other users unsure about whether or not to trust a certain caller. The more information is shared, the bigger the database grows and thus the chance of finding out who's at the end of that anonymous call becomes higher and higher. Thanks to the tellows app you can identify unknown callers on your iPhone and Android! Whilst you are at it, take a look at our various other useful tools in our tellows shop today.
    Here at, not only can we provide up-to-date information on regional nuisance-call trends and currently active numbers with the heatmap, we also pinpoint the origin of your call and display it on a map by identifying the prefix.
    Used by over 200,000 people daily, tellows provides its services to people in over 47 countries, but is geared specifically towards those residing in North America. Want to hear more? We have some light reading material that might be of interest to you. Check out our tellows blog for news on the latest scams, tellows products and updates in telecoms regulations that affect you or grab a copy of our free tellows magazine,which came together after our many years of experience on the subject of telephone terror and scams. This not only includes important background information about phone fraud but the methodology behind it.

    New unwanted phone numbers

    On tellows, thousands of phone numbers are reported by the community every day. Here you can find phone numbers that were reported for the first time and were classified as unwanted.
    1. The number ‎4084548001 has been assigned to unknown

      6/21/24, 1:40 PM

      Iron Systems - garbage "IT Company" - DO NOT WORK WITH THEM...

      2 Ratings for 4084548001 (Santa Cruz)
    2. Michael Gray, Norton SCAMMER has been reported with number ‎8065891960 as Cost trap

      6/21/24, 11:57 AM

      Michael Gray, Fake Norton SCAMMER sending a cost trap SCAM text from
      [email protected]

      1 Rating for 8065891960 (Texas)
    3. unknown has been reported with number ‎+265999955752 as Ping Call

      6/21/24, 8:19 AM

      Asking for contact on WhatsApp....

      1 Rating for +265999955752 (Airtel)
    4. No me interesa este tipo de llam reported Ventas-Compras with the number ‎7015813272 as SMS spam

      6/21/24, 2:02 PM

      No me interesa este tipo de llamadas desconocidas Spam...

      1 Rating for 7015813272 (Fargo)
    5. Robocall SCAMMER has been reported with number ‎6282397570 as SMS spam

      6/21/24, 6:49 PM

      SCAM robocall...

      1 Rating for 6282397570 (California)
    6. oliver davis reported Texas Approval with the number ‎2149030523 as Survey

      6/21/24, 11:34 AM

      they called to asked me how was my experience with them the lady was so nice and the called did not ...

      1 Rating for 2149030523 (Texas)
    7. unknown has been reported with number ‎+37256055712 as Harassment calls

      6/21/24, 1:08 PM

      The caller is pretending to be someone else and committing whatsaap fraud....

      1 Rating for +37256055712 (Elisa)
    8. The number ‎9862031948 has been assigned to unknown

      6/21/24, 2:01 AM

      Immediately hangs up when I answer...

      1 Rating for 9862031948 (Idaho)
    9. Senile Biden reported unknown with the number ‎8327357107 as Telemarketer

      6/21/24, 2:16 PM


      1 Rating for 8327357107 (Texas)
    10. unknown has been reported with number ‎4052129326 as Telemarketer

      6/21/24, 2:19 PM


      1 Rating for 4052129326 (Oklahoma)

    Recently added comments

    1. Ray Max has been reported with number ‎3365714110 as Cost trap

      6/21/24, 8:11 PM

      Display stated name was Bradenton, the number was from Florida 941-2893070. When i asked for her name she said it was Ray Max. Looking to purchase real estate. When I asked for her call back it was a different number 336 571-4110. I have blocked this number because nothing seems to match up.

      2 Ratings for 3365714110 (North Carolina)
    2. Robocall SCAMMER has been reported with number ‎6282397570 as SMS spam

      6/21/24, 6:49 PM

      SCAM robocall

      1 Rating for 6282397570 (California)
    3. unknown has been reported with number ‎2523068725 as Harassment calls

      6/21/24, 6:07 PM via Nize

      1 Rating for 2523068725 (North Carolina)
    4. The number ‎7784135389 has been assigned to unknown

      6/21/24, 3:48 PM via Nize

      1 Rating for 7784135389 (Alaska)
    5. unknown has been reported with number ‎4052129326 as Telemarketer

      6/21/24, 2:19 PM

      1 Rating for 4052129326 (Oklahoma)

    Where does the information on telephone numbers come from?

    Huge amounts of data are entered into tellows sites worldwide each day - further comments on existing numbers as well as entirely new number profiles from first-time searches - all thanks to our users. User contributions are key to tellows' central function: the tellows score. Each time information on a number is given, the information is put through a complex algorithm to generate a trustworthiness rating, on a scale of 1-9. The respective score is clearly displayed at the top of the profile page for each number, making identifying an unknown caller possible in a matter of seconds and saving you not only time, but the frustration of dealing with annoying sales calls.

    Comments on the most frequently searched phone numbers

    1. iPhone reported number ‎+9794240044 as unknown

      6/16/24, 1:29 PM via iPhone App

      954 Ratings for +9794240044 (tellows)
    2. LynGin reported West Asset Management spam with the number ‎2145067189 as Debt collection company

      6/5/24, 5:31 AM

      West Asset Management rang me from Texas. Not sure how they got my work number. They claim I have unpaid energy bills, and they are the representing debt managers.

      3 Ratings for 2145067189 (Texas)
    3. Robert Beeso, PayPal SCAMMER has been reported with number ‎8644746258 as Cost trap

      6/19/24, 6:30 PM

      Robert Beeso, A fake PayPal SCAMMER is spreading a fake PayPal Invoice SCAM mail from [email protected]
Mechanical Tools
Amount Due
USD 412.13
Help and Support Team 1 864 474 6258
If you have any questions, please contact PayPaI.

      5 Ratings for 8644746258 (Pacolet)
    4. Fake Microsoft Support SCAMMER has been reported with number ‎8447990063 as Cost trap

      5/28/24, 10:00 PM

      Fake Microsoft Support SCAM text sent from
      [email protected]
      We need to talk over the phone.
      Please call us at +1 (844) 799-0063 for immediate assistance.
      Fake Microsoft Support
      George Morgan
      Phone: +1 (844) 799-0063.

      3 Ratings for 8447990063 (Toll-Free)
    5. This person calling is a scammer reported Scammer with the number ‎789751495 as Harassment calls

      6/8/24, 4:09 AM

      He tried to scam me.

      3 Ratings for 789751495 (SMS Service)

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