overcharge : Definition, Usages, News and More

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overcharge

oh ver chorj

  • n  a price that is too high
  • v  rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  • v  place too much a load on

  • Defendants claim they are railroaded into abandoning their right to a fair trial by zealous prosecutors who "overcharge" them and then agree to reduce the charge in exchange for .
  • That'll teach that Chrysler dealership to overcharge Justice Ginsburg for that oil change on her Viper.
  • On the button was "peregruzka," which means overcharge or overload.
News & Articles

  • Pentagon: Boeing charged $13M too much for parts
    The Pentagon's inspector general says Boeing Co. overcharged its main part-buying unit by $13.7 million, relating to nearly 1,500 parts.
    June 8, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
  • Boeing Found to Overcharge Pentagon $13.7 Million on Parts
    Boeing Co. overcharged the Pentagon’s primary parts-buying agency $13.7 million for 1,469 items after government personnel failed to negotiate “fair and reasonable prices,” according to the Pentagon’s inspector general.
    June 7, 2013 - Bloomberg
Quotes

  • President Bush in New York Times
    Mr. Bush replied, "It's not immoral to make sure that prescription drug pharmacists don't overcharge the system."
  • Richard Blumenthal in Forbes
    Guy Carpenter orchestrated separate conspiracies over decades to overcharge those insurance companies to the benefit of the reinsurance companies that cooperated and to itself,Blumenthal said, estimating the broker received more than $80...
  • Howard Dean in USA Today
    George W. Bush is preventing entire nations from bidding on contracts in Iraq so his campaign contributors can continue to overcharge the American taxpayers,Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean said while campaigning in Iowa Friday.

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