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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 tellows.com, 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 tellows.com 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. Sandi reported number 00180 as skyline markets

      I did binary a few years back never got paid out my money, this number called saying they wanted to pay me £76K I said I would call back I did he wanted a copy of my Passport and Drivers when I questioned why both and it sounds like a scam he hung up! Its A SCAM!!

      00180 () - View details and comments - 1

    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. TD Credit Card has been reported with number 6479433597 as Telemarketer

      Calls saying they work under TD Credit Card, which is untrue. They call every single day!!

      6479433597 (Ontario) - View details and comments - 17
    2. Rebecca / Processing Dept has been reported with number 9492885753 as Harassment calls

      9492885753 (California) - View details and comments - 19
    3. The number 8554335874 has been assigned to False social security

      called to tell me my social security number has been hijacked.

      8554335874 (Toll-free telephone number) - View details and comments - 10
    4. v reported TELECOM GROUP with the number 7024444765 as Cost trap

      Calls saying Telecomm Group.. working with ATT. Of course they aren't as ATT said they are FRAUDS. They call 4-10 times a day now harassing us. And now they call all our ATT and phone lines HOW ANNOYING and they are extremely RUDE!!!

      7024444765 (Carson City) - View details and comments - 9

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