overcharge

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overcharge

1. an excessive price or charge
2. an excessive load
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Last week the vice president of the Paphos taxi drivers association put problems with overcharging down to the recession, competition from buses and illegal drivers, saying not enough business was prompting some to overcharge,
The City is firmly committed to rooting out any waste and overcharge, and this settlement reflects our determination to protect taxpayers' money--and recoup it where it has been improperly taken," said Mayor Bloomberg.
Baker, the judge should determine the legitimate amount of the overcharge by David J.
During the initial inspection in March, investigators reported an error rate of 7 percent based on seven overcharges from an inspection lot of 100 items.
The more aggressive enforcement against gas stations that overcharge customers came after the department, long understaffed, added three inspectors -- boosting its ranks to nine.
In order to find and rectify overcharges, many shippers audit their freight bills in-house before paying them.
More than /25million has been set aside to pay back overcharges on three million foreign exchange transactions from 1995.
Schiff's Denver firm, WorkComp Premium Recovery Group, specializes in recovering workers' comp overcharges and providing cost-saving recommendations for reducing current and future premium costs.
When about 250m PCs have been preloaded with Microsoft's operating systems in the three years since the US government brought an antitrust case against Microsoft, the company has now collected about US$10bn in overcharges worldwide, the consumer groups claim.
Kaneko said the company will pay back as soon as it confirms the amount of overcharges.
Mark runs Anglia Business Associates, which specialises in detecting and correcting bank overcharges.