Al-Mustarsil

Al-Mustarsil

In Islamic law, a buyer or seller who, through ignorance, pays too much or receives too little for the goods he buys or sells. For example, a tourist may pay too much for a souvenir because he/she does not know how to reduce the price through negotiation.
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203) And in a hadith [it is stated], "Overcharging the innocent (204) is unlawful (ghabn al-mustarsil haram).