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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.

    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. PembenciTelemarketer reported Penipu with the number +6281287960788 as Aggressive advertising

      ingin sharing ditanya butuh apa cm dijawab ingin sharing, ditolak tanya kenapa kok tidak mau... bau2...

      +6281287960788 (Digital Mobile ) - View details and comments - 1
    2. Ian reported number 01008 as unknown

      1126hrs on 2 Mar. I did not answer as most scam calls are in the morning. Caller didn't leave a mess...

      01008 () - View details and comments - 1
    3. DBurdock reported number 07192318924 as Fake 'HMRC' Call

      Another spoofed number used by scammers claiming to be HMRC. This is NOT the HMRC....

      07192318924 (mobil phone number) - View details and comments - 1
    4. Annoyed reported Call blocking department with the number 01473727514 as Cost trap

      Call blocking scam...

      01473727514 (Ipswich) - View details and comments - 1
    5. Ash reported unknown with the number 07802744884 as Ping Call

      Called during work, thought it would be some coworker since it was a personal number and they needed...

      07802744884 (mobil phone number) - View details and comments - 1
    6. pig reported unknown with the number 08991684282 as Cost trap

      cold caller, no message, appears to be an "adult services" call and Premium Rate. I shall not be cal...

      08991684282 (Adult Service) - View details and comments - 1
    7. Anthony reported unknown with the number 07888793822 as Cost trap

      Claims to be from Royal Mail.
      'Your package has a £2 unpaid shipping fee. To pay this now visit:...

      07888793822 (mobil phone number) - View details and comments - 1
    8. sconosciuto has been reported with number 01606851051 as Aggressive advertising

      sconosciuto chiama sperso no mi interza basta no chiamare più...

      01606851051 (Northwich) - View details and comments - 1
    9. Uk reported unknown with the number 072 as Harassment calls

      Called claiming from fraud protection. Nuisance ca...

      072 (mobil phone number) - View details and comments - 1

    Recently added comments

    1. alexis66 reported unknown with the number +49303662694 as Ping Call

      Ping call

      +49303662694 (Berlin) - 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 phone calls 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. Mary reported number 01315614532 as Ipsos Mori

      Called me at 9am on a Sunday morning....didn't pick up as phone said suspected spam but super annoying to find out its ipsos for either gov cyber security or uni nss -_- my only day off and couldn't get back to sleep

      01315614532 (Edinburgh) - View details and comments - 148
    2. The number 01623450783 has been assigned to St John Ambulance

      I previously signed up for volunteering updates

      01623450783 (Mansfield) - View details and comments - 10
    3. TimT reported Domestic and general with the number 01665529310 as Telemarketer

      Called at 9:40am
      Said they were from Domestic and General calling about my soon-to-expire washing machine warrantee.
      I asked them to send me details, but she asked for my date of birth for security reasons. I refused. I said I couldn't verify who she was. She hung up on me. Must be a scam. Otherwise D&G have a very poor recruitment and training process!

      01665529310 (Alnwick) - View details and comments - 15
    4. Parso reported unknown with the number 02039669140 as Harassment calls

      Call left answer message saying if I don’t call back will refer to county court house!

      02039669140 (London) - View details and comments - 10
    5. Lilla19 reported number 07957915167 as unknown

      Got a message this morning at 5am saying “ your Royal Mail: Your package has a £2.99 shipping fee, to pay this now visit Actions will be taken if you do not pay this fee”
      I haven’t ordered anything, it’s a scam.

      07957915167 (mobil phone number) - View details and comments - 6


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