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Who Owns Those Unknown Numbers on Your Phone Bill?


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When looking over your monthly phone bill statement, have you ever encountered a long distance number you don't recognize? It is understandable why you may not find this surprising, especially if the phone in question is the household phone and used by more people than just you. However, if you are the owner of the telephone, and you are discovering frequent phone numbers you don't recognize associated with long distance charges, you will certainly being to wonder who made these calls, and to whom the unknown number belongs.

Since, you don't want to be charged unnecessarily for calls you did not make, it is your job to investigate mystery numbers. The first thing you need to do, before assuming your phone company has made a mistake, is to confront all of the members of your household to find out if anyone has been making the calls. It could turn out that your partner has made calls to an old friend or relative who lives in another part of the country, or that your child has been unknowingly making long distance calls to friends. If you are able to solve the mystery by asking others, make sure you find out who owns the number being called.

In the event that everyone in your home appears just as confused as you about the strange numbers, it's time to use a free reverse cell phone lookup to help you with your search. Enter the number into the query box and search. If you are only provided with general details (I. E. name of state, phone provider, telephone type), you can pay a small fee (under twenty dollars) to conduct a more in depth investigation with a paid search that will look through private phone records.

Paying money for a reverse phone trace may not sound like the most ideal way to find out a mystery phone owner's identity, especially when you can always call the number. However, the fee you pay for a search is very minimal, and you will still be required to pay for a long distance call. Furthermore, most cell number lookups guarantee to refund your money for the search if it is unsuccessful. On the other hand, should making the long distance call prove ineffective, your phone company will not refund money.

Last but not least, many cell phone lookup sites give their customers the chance to pay a membership fee, which enables them to perform as many searches as they want. Thus, the bottom line is a backwards phone trace is the best service you can rely on to help you uncover the truth about unknown numbers that appear on your phone bill.

Travis Craig writes informative articles about phone number searches, area codes layouts, and how to find out more information about them. To find more information on the caller location of any U. S. phone number-including more about free reverse phone lookups-visit


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