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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 tellows.co.uk, 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. Alex reported Aqua with the number 01268297670 as Harassment calls

      3-4 calls a day I get and I don't even have aqua card,and I did mention that I don t want to be called .

      01268297670 (Basildon) - View details and comments - 12
    2. salesman has been reported with number 01133204727 as Harassment calls

      01133204727 (Leeds) - View details and comments - 2
    3. Calling about a loan I know nothing of, won't take stop calling or the fact I'm not Marcus. Just keep calling and texting

      01625619944 (Macclesfield) - View details and comments - 18

    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. Fi reported number 01332585854 as Mortage advice services

      Keeps calling me, now blocked. When I did answer they said that they were working with Santander to find me a better rate. I have only just switched mortgage and am satisfied that I am on best rate possible

      01332585854 (Derby) - View details and comments - 26
    2. Ross reported number 02038207749 as Aggressive advertising

      Calls every day, blocked the number and still gets through somehow

      02038207749 (London) - View details and comments - 19
    3. Gaz reported Cars with the number 01256306999 as Debt collection company

      Calls at every hour of the day so they are now blocked

      01256306999 (Basingstoke) - View details and comments - 16
    4. The number 01244455313 has been assigned to Solomon Investment Partners

      They called and hung up when I answered, like some rogue company. Each time I called back it answered, heard office noise and instantly hung up. Rogues.

      01244455313 (Chester) - View details and comments - 15
    5. Bob reported microsoft with the number 01612259980 as Harassment calls

      Called 5 times in 2 days, about my “computer” - scam dont answer

      01612259980 (Manchester) - View details and comments - 10

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