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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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I understand that customers should not be overcharged but I am sure the small number of people concerned should report them to the Hackney Association and those drivers would be dealt with.
Instead of saying sorry to Ronnie - who'd understandably been rude to staff after twice being overcharged - the big, brave manager called five burly lads from the shop floor into his office and ordered them to stand guard while forcing Mr Helsby to sign a form saying he'd never darken their doors again.
Retired builder Ronnie Helsby, 67, complained after his local branch overcharged him pounds 45 for pounds 235 worth of wood.
WorkComp, after an audit of past records last fall, found that Melody had been overcharged by $138,707 on its workers compensation premiums just in the past two years.
The companies also overcharged customers by 8.6 million yen on 629 contracts for other types of electricity discount systems, it said.
"Trading Standards checked it out for us and agreed we were being overcharged by about 50 per cent.
by mortgagors who claim to have been overcharged on their adjustable-rate loans.
Thus, there could be a difference of hundreds of millions of dollars between how much it did overcharge, and how much it might have overcharged. By including the potential amounts in the total dollar value of the complaint, critics charged, the government was presenting a vastly inflated impression of the overcharges.
1,25,600 was returned to the passengers, which were overcharged. The officials of provincial and regional transport authorities along with the traffic police conducted raids in Quaidabad near Steel Town, said a handout on Thursday.
It is the SBCA's duty to inform the clients of the charges for utilities of each project so they are not dishonestly overcharged.
LAHORE -- The National Highways and Motorway Police, Central Zone has made transport owner to pay back Rs 6.9 million to 41,036 passengers, overcharged from them, during the Eid holidays.