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    We've all had to deal with the same thing. How do you spent your spare time? Do you enjoy it relaxed and undisturbed? No? You say the rings of unsolicited calls hammer perpetually against your ear drums and you wonder: You is calling? Thousands of people suffer the same fate. Hence, wants to contribute a tool to fight spam and scam calls. The fraudulant entrepreneurs behind the nuisance calls are experts on exploiting the people's weak spots, namely: the people's very own ignorance. Therefore, tellows is intent on providing a free online platform for those who suffer spam and scam calls in order to enable the distribution knowledge on dubios phone numbers and the experience on dealing with the treacherous numbers.

    Recently added comments

    1. Rene reported unlock and load with the number ‎0820096186 as SMS spam

      12/8/23, 8:59 PM

      Received just now ? -

      Your subscription to Unlock & Load was successfully renewed at R3/day or a lesser amount. This notification occurs every 10th successful charge. Click: to access. To unsubscribe, reply CANCEL or dial *135*997#.

      6 Ratings for 0820096186 (Vodacom)
    2. unknown has been reported with number ‎0734113024 as Harassment calls

      12/8/23, 5:34 PM

      Number phones about 9 times per day, the name on Truecaller just shows "mynumber". I've blocked the number, but it does not deter the person.

      1 Rating for 0734113024 (MTN)
    3. unknown has been reported with number ‎027739774831 as SMS spam

      12/8/23, 5:19 PM

      Sends an SMS saying
      Dear, your job request has been successful and the salary is 3600 per day. Contact information:

      1 Rating for 027739774831 (Springbok, Alexander Bay, Port Nolloth)
    4. PennyH reported unknown with the number ‎0821178039 as Survey

      12/8/23, 5:14 PM

      The caller said she wanted to conduct a survey but I was suspicious and refused to talk any further.

      12 Ratings for 0821178039 (Vodacom)
    5. Joe reported some cell phone contract with the number ‎0877035131 as Telemarketer

      12/8/23, 2:00 PM via Android App

      1 Rating for 0877035131 (Value-added services - VoIP)

    Where does the information on telephone numbers come from?

    The distribution of information on scam and spam methods is vital to oppose the leaching of people's purses. To achieve this goal tellows is aggregating a vast bulk of useful information on the caller, including his or her approximate location. The key indicator of a number's trustworthiness is the tellows score which is generated through a complex algorithm fed by your comments and ratings of the respective phone numbers. Hence, the success of this anti-fraud endeavour goes hand in glove with the community's participation. If you have experience on the matter, share it and warn your fellows before the scammers drain their pocket dry.

    Comments on the most frequently searched phone numbers

    1. The number ‎0634130754 has been assigned to jufo

      11/29/23, 12:24 AM

      41 Ratings for 0634130754 (MTN)
    2. Derik reported unknown with the number ‎0101406302 as Telemarketer

      11/30/23, 8:52 AM

      08h50 in the morning. Insurance sales.

      4 Ratings for 0101406302 (Johannesburg)
    3. The number ‎+252634130754 has been assigned to jufo

      11/27/23, 12:38 AM

      36 Ratings for +252634130754 (Telesom)
    4. Legend Ravi H reported Telkom sales spam with the number ‎0814737768 as Telemarketer

      11/24/23, 3:22 PM

      Trying to sell me Telkom services, broadband connections with data deals.

      4 Ratings for 0814737768 (Telkom Mobile)
    5. unknown has been reported with number ‎0827062101 as Cost trap

      11/18/23, 12:08 PM

      Got an SMS claiming to be Standard Bank Fraud Dept with a message to phone this number. I spoke to Fraud Dept yesterday on their toll free line which is an 0800 number. Makes me think this is a staff member trying to scam me. I did not call as the format of the genuine Fraud Dept sms is not like this.

      7 Ratings for 0827062101 (Vodacom)

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