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Overcharge

To assess a buyer too much for a product. For example, one may sell a cheap television worth $200 for $500. Because pricing is somewhat subjective, it can be difficult to determine when someone has been overcharged.
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SSP Ahmad Mukhtar Khan, SSP Farrukh Rasheed, SP Naeem Hayat Tiwana and SP Inam Elahi would monitor special control rooms and anti overcharging squads.
One bank was reported to have coughed up over pounds 100,000 for overcharging a Waterford hotel.
DIG Mirza Faran Baig said this during a surprise checking of overcharging in buses on national highways near Thokar Niaz Baig, here on Saturday.
According to Acting Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Iftikhar ul Haq, the transporters had been warned to avoid overloading and overcharging, otherwise, strict action would be taken.
The chainstore admitted to misleading prices and overcharging unsuspecting customers.
According to a spokesman of the local administration, the price control magistrates checked 243 points in 113 markets and found 145 shopkeepers involved in overcharging and profiteering.
DIG warned transporters the imposition of heavy fine in case of their involvement in overcharging and fleecing people.
According to a spokesman of the local administration, the price control magistrates checked 268 points in 118 markets and found 164 shopkeepers involved in overcharging and profiteering and fined them Rs 290,000.
During this campaign, they checked various shops,hotels,fruit sellers in almost all markets and bazaars of Faisalabad and found 1852 shopkeepers involved in profiteering and overcharging.
RAWALPINDI -- - City Traffic Police (CTP) under grand operation against transporters, overcharging the passengers, taking strict action in accordance with the law.
LAHORE -- The National Highways and Motorway Police (NH and MP) will launch a special campaign against overcharging on Eid.
Los Angeles City Attorney James Hahn is more concerned about protecting the city's slush fund than finding out if the Sanitation Bureau is overcharging residents and wasting money.