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We categorise calls by type (debt collection, serious number, sweepstakes, etc.) and give the number in question a tellows score, which indicates whether a number is trustworthy or suspicious, helping you to decide whether or not to take the call.

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    We've all had to deal with the same thing. Your phone rattles furiously as it's bombarded with nuisance call after nuisance call and you have no way of knowing who's calling. Will it be over enthused telemarketers or, perhaps even more annoying, a swift click and the dialing-tone drone? Should you take the call or ignore it? Who's on the other end?
    Rest assured that you're not alone. In a world where cold callers can sometimes seem to hold a global monopoly over phone lines, tellows aims to provide a solution. We function as a vast online database of phone number profiles, generated thanks to feedback and reviews from our online community. Providing an online platform where users can share their experiences of these kinds of calls and flag up numbers responsible for junk calls means that information on suspicious numbers becomes readily available, helping other members of the tellows community to anticipate potential risk calls. Join the international community that is currently operating in 47 countries with more than 200,000 users on a daily basis and download the new tellows app today for your iPhone or android. And whilst you are at it, take a look at our various other useful tools available for purchase in our tellows shop.
    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.
    We ontop feature the pinpoint location your call originated from and display it on a map, using the dialling code. Learn more about international dialling codes.
    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 in the UK or simply 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. A must read for all phone consumers.

    Recently added comments

    1. Ariel reported MNC Vision with the number 00628118225415 as trustworthy number

      Entah kenapa customer service harus memakai nomer pribadi. Padahal nomer landline lebih dipercaya.

      00628118225415 (Digital Mobile ) - View details and comments - 1
    2. John reported number 004418955190 with score 5

      I didn't wait for any call after dinner from another Country. I don't know who is and why he called me.

      004418955190 (Uxbridge) - View details and comments - 1
    3. West Midlands Police has been reported with number 01212657000 as trustworthy number

      This is a Birmingham police number if you have reported to 101 or are part of an investigation of any sort they can call you off this number amongst others

      01212657000 (Birmingham) - View details and comments - 1
    4. iPhone reported number 00628170219438 as Harassment calls

      BCA tukang tagih, kita tetap dicurigai pengemplang meskipun kesalahan sistem

      00628170219438 (Mobile XL Axiata) - View details and comments - 1

    Where does the information on telephone numbers come from?

    tellows provides a platform where those who receive frequent spam and scam phonecalls can share their knowledge on a particular caller by commenting on the phone number's profile. Profiles are generated automatically if a number is being searched for the first time. We categorise calls by type (debt collection, sweepstakes, etc.) and give the number in question a tellows score, which indicates whether a number is trustworthy or suspicious, helping you to decide whether or not to take the call. This risk rating is generated by a complex algorithm that incorporates data such as user ratings and search statistics. Want to find out more about how the tellows score works?
    The bulk of the information on the site comes from user reviews and our database is constantly expanding and becoming more detailed thanks to information from you, our online community. By providing information on a number, you can help innumerable other people to anticipate and avoid a malicious call.

    Comments on the most frequently searched phone numbers

    1. The number 01782401125 has been assigned to Advantis Credit

      Wanted my full name, full address, without advising me who they are.
      woman was clearly not from UK, ..
      stated she was from Stoke...
      asked questions about stoke,,
      She said she was philipines but worked in Stoke,,, asked what name of stoke city football ground... she said WEMBLEY
      Could not name largest City in UK.. Said Port vale.

      01782401125 (Stoke-on-Trent) - View details and comments - 72
    2. Vitality has been reported with number 02071338500 as Telemarketer

      Sales call, refused to email information
      would not listen to advice

      02071338500 (London) - View details and comments - 14
    3. Edward reported Kamran Qayyum Leicester with the number 01695398455 as Ping Call

      Rather nice Pakistani accent chap Kamran Qayyum from Leicester call centre offering me a Blow Job.

      01695398455 (Skelmersdale) - View details and comments - 8
    4. The number 02476685345 has been rated with the score 9

      Silent caller but expecting a call back now that I have answered.

      02476685345 (Coventry) - View details and comments - 9


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