Dallas, TX, May 17, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Day by day countless individuals are being called by unknown numbers on their home phones, cell phones or smartphones. For the greatest part those are not more than annoying advert calls. It happens with ever greater frequency that the callers intend to rip people off by playing all kinds of tricks on them, which might be extremely expensive for the affected person.
For a long time, the online consumer portal www.tellows.com has been warning and helping people protect themselves from phone fraud and scam. When people who were called this way want to find out more about a certain number that called them, they can search it on this page, where they will find entries and comments by other users. For each number there is a score informing about how the number was rated by other users. For those who use smartphones, there is a free app available for download, which provides a warning to the person called even before answering the phone. Furthermore, there is a blog with additional information on the most recent cases of phone scam and fraud, giving advices how to protect oneself from it.
The number of this type of calls aiming at peoples pockets has increased not only throughout the US, but also in the whole world. Therefore, the consumer information portal came up in more and more countries around the globe. Tellows is at the moment available for 18 countries in their respective languages, of course, and more are to follow. Besides the American site (http://www.tellows.com), Tellows established itself worldwide in Great Britain, New Zealand, Mexico, Brazil, Japan and India. Recently Tellows also came up with sites covering up almost all of Europe, including Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Czech Republic, Sweden, Russia, Belgium and the Netherlands with their own appropriate country-specific sites. The internationalization aims at providing help against telephone fraud in as many countries as possible.
Tel: +49 – 1578 – 4918966
The phone number community makes it possible for consumers to enter information and comments on numbers, besides others, on www.tellows.de, www.tellows.com, www.tellows.co.uk, www.tellows.co.nz, www.tellows.fr, www.tellows.es and www.tellows.it. In this way, Tellows shall prevent consumers from being deceived.
Commercial registry: Magistrates' Court Leipzig HRB 26291, managing director: Stefan Rick