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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The public transport system is so bad that tourists use substandard and expensive taxis which are unregulated which also over-charge since none of them have functioning fare meters.
So, we decided to create a standard app called Gokada app, which uses data, but does not over-charge. At present, no fewer than 100,000 customers have downloaded the new app,' Oduntan said.
Taxi drivers who turn down passengers, or over-charge, be warned!
Passengers have become hapless victims of crooks who speed, overload, over-charge and behave as if they were a law unto themselves.
The Lapguard Sailing 10000mAh Power Bank protects from against over-charge, over-discharge and short-circuits.
Applying too much protein can over-charge the contaminants and inhibit coagulation.
Ms Dixon and her partner and friends had asked to be let out of the hackney carriage, after claiming the driver was attempting to over-charge them.
* Battery over-charge: With battery over charge protection, the inverter automatically cuts off the charging of a battery at full charge condition saving it from getting used excessively.
"It's a real shame and disappointment that the incumbent operators, who fought against lower roaming charges so hard, are now abusing the system to over-charge their customers," said an executive at a virtual network operator, or a company that offers network services using the networks of other providers.
These less than ideal cables can either over-charge or under-charge devices that are connected to them.