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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.

    Recently added comments

    1. Imposters scam has been reported with number 2399328501 as Harassment calls

      Posing as Student loan collector

      2399328501 (Florida) - View details and comments - 2
    2. Spamhater reported number 8054727139 as Spam Call

      keeps calling over and over to our old land line and not leaving a message. answered once and heard music before hanging up.

      8054727139 (Bradley) - View details and comments - 3

    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. Bernetta Jones reported Debt reducing fraud with the number 9494475846 as Debt collection company

      “Hi this is Jennifer ⁠and we are calling you from the processing department so sorry if you're busy um I just have some fantastic news it looks like the new rules and regulations have led to some significant changes to your federal student loan repayment options it's really really important so if you can give me a call back as soon as possible today that would be great my direct phone number is 949-447-5846 again that is 949-447-5846 also if you could have your reference number ready for me that would be awesome I'm your reference number is 70247 thank you and I look forward to speaking with you today…”

      9494475846 (California) - View details and comments - 23
    2. Fraud - Cash For Homes Scam has been reported with number 4126886376 as Telemarketer

      4126886376 (Pittsburgh) - View details and comments - 12
    3. Carrie On reported Melissa Spence with the number 8559162236 as Debt collection company

      Received a voicemail from 409-401-4903, from Melissa Spence agent ID: 1104. Calling 'in reference to student loans to discuss payment options as soon as possible. there are some urgent changes to your account that have taken effect recently' told to call back at 855-916-2236, with reference number 27729. Also said it was 'time sensitive and extended until Friday'

      I have already been talking to my loan servicer, so I smelled a scam. I called back and asked the name of the company and was hung up on. I figured it could be a mistake, and called again and asked, the same thing happened. Definitely a scam.

      8559162236 (Toll-free telephone number) - View details and comments - 10
    4. Bob reported Justin Noah with the number 8664599358 as Aggressive advertising

      Just another scam. I would like to hang him by his balls if he has any.

      8664599358 (Toll-free telephone number) - View details and comments - 14
    5. The number 2029217300 has been assigned to Imposters scam

      Same student loan forgiveness schtick, only agent was Caroline('s First?)...couldn't make it out for sure. Gave agent number as 24851.

      2029217300 (District of Columbia) - View details and comments - 7


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