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    We've all had to deal with the same thing. It rings day and night 24/7 and there is no end in sight. Once you answer the phone there is nothing but silence or the intruisve chatter of a telemarketer. Does this scenario sound familiar? How should you know who is at the other end of the line? Do you want pick up the phone or leave it be? Who calls me? Thousands of people ask the same question every day. aims to provide a vast database of spam and scam telephone numbers in order to help people identify and locate the caller. The bigger the Tellows database grows the higher is chance to find out who is behind the nuisance calls. Learn more on tellows-blog

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    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. Ryan reported unknown with the number ‎+61478495398 as SMS spam

      9/18/21 10:05 AM

      this number texted to say I was a prize winner with woolworths supermarket,I am in new zealand and t...

      1 Rating for +61478495398 (Optus)

    Recently added comments

    1. Spark has been reported with number ‎0800101016 as trustworthy number

      9/18/21 10:27 AM

      1 Rating for 0800101016 (Telecom, TelstraClear and other network )
    2. Ryan reported unknown with the number ‎+61478495398 as SMS spam

      9/18/21 10:05 AM

      this number texted to say I was a prize winner with woolworths supermarket,I am in new zealand and there are no woolworths now, it was changed to countdown, part of the link had woolwo in it which could make you think its genuine but don't think it is,the text said that they rang me but I didnt answer, I checked my inward missed calls and there was none,the number is australian but is not linked to any woolworths australia numbers

      1 Rating for +61478495398 (Optus)
    3. The number ‎099255508 has been assigned to unknown

      9/17/21 2:22 PM

      This number called me and immediately hung up when I answered.

      2 Ratings for 099255508 (Auckland )
    4. Glass fitting has been reported with number ‎078494460 as trustworthy number

      9/17/21 12:37 PM

      Glass fitting company calling to gain access to property

      1 Rating for 078494460 (Hamilton)
    5. BNZ has been reported with number ‎0800266599 as trustworthy number

      9/17/21 12:24 PM

      BNZ calling me to confirm an appointment with my banker.

      1 Rating for 0800266599 (Telecom, TelstraClear and other network )

    Where does the information on telephone numbers come from? accumulates new spam and scam numbers on a daily basis. However, the user is the greatest contributor of new numbers! Therewith, you provide the knowledge necessary to avoid being ripped off. Furthermore, the categorisation and analysis of the callers nature and, above all, your rating of the number will climax in the tellows score which will convey whether the caller is trustworthy or dubious. The greatest advantage lies in sharing all avaiable information on a fraudulent number and, thereby, warning the people of looming dangers before they even lift the receiver.

    Comments on the most frequently searched phone numbers

    1. Emma reported TV guide with the number ‎092726000 as trustworthy number

      9/9/21 9:39 AM

      Called about my TV guide subscription, automated dialer means sometimes calls don't connect

      18 Ratings for 092726000 (Auckland)
    2. Vodafone has been reported with number ‎099830799 as Telemarketer

      9/8/21 11:04 AM

      Introduced herself as Denice from Vodafone, Briefed about an upgrade of post paid service. Sounds very suspicious.

      21 Ratings for 099830799 (Whangarei)
    3. The number ‎095558444 has been assigned to unknown

      9/7/21 11:44 AM

      10 Ratings for 095558444 (Auckland)
    4. NZ Assist has been reported with number ‎098860964 as Aggressive advertising

      9/8/21 5:20 PM

      This number has been calling me for months, I have ignored the call but picked it up 2 days ago it was someone offering $1000 for homeowners, I said I wasn't interested and then was called again today asking the same thing. I have asked them to stop calling me and have now blocked their number. It wasn't clear what the company was called.

      5 Ratings for 098860964 (Auckland)
    5. unknown has been reported with number ‎098704242 as Telemarketer

      9/6/21 4:50 PM

      Calling about signing up for bitcoin

      2 Ratings for 098704242 (Auckland)

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