over-charge

over-charge

v. 1) to charge more than a posted or advertised price. 2) to file a criminal complaint for crimes of greater degree than the known facts support, in an effort by the prosecutor to intimidate the accused.

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It is further equipped with protections to prevent over-charge, over-discharge, over-temperature, under-temperature, over current and short-circuit.
Only used them three times (worked on the third time lucky theory), but had problems each time - including being locked out with my stuff inside (was following a card activation instruction); a PS10 bill against a PS7 taxi fare; and a failure to de-activate and a subsequent over-charge.
The P had alleged that the three private power distribution companies had colluded with the previous Sheila Dikshit government to over-charge nearly 4 million households.
It appears the franchisers are just as happy for me to change my son's nappy on the smelly floor of the men's as they are to over-charge me for average coffee.
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We're very keen on families visiting us and I think it's morally wrong to over-charge," he added.
Any interested patient should have access to the price list to ensure that private healthcare operators do not over-charge," the official insisted.
WEST BOYLSTON - The Municipal Light Plant has filed a complaint in Worcester Superior Court seeking immediate mediation with the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) over an alleged over-charge of $250,000 for electricity from May 2010 to April 2011.
This gives retailers a chance to over-charge the consumers.
Taxi industry leaders last night welcomed the initiative, which is being funded by Visit Wales, and warned drivers not to over-charge wealthy tourists.
If you think you have forgotten to complete your card's journey, ask the ticket office to check your Oyster and refund the pounds 4 over-charge.
There are several ways to make sure one can over-charge a client, the most obvious is to hide the business model and the calculations that resulted in the price of that Terabyte of storage.