overbill

overbill

(ˌəʊvəˈbɪl)
vb
1. (Commerce) to send or give (a person or organization) a bill for more than the correct amount
2. (Commerce) (tr) to send or give out a bill for (a product or service) that is for too great an amount
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The Securities and Exchange Commission filed charges against the former chief operating officer (COO) of a Commission-registered investment adviser for aiding and abetting the advisory firms actions to overbill its clients as part of a fraudulent scheme to improperly inflate his own pay.
"I think it's pretty rare that people consciously overbill," Adam Smith Esq.
The repair specialist is now in a position to overbill the auto insurer and have their attorney sue if the insurer denies payment.
Last month, DLA Piper found itself trying to deflate implications that one of its firmwide best practices is to overbill clients.
The report identifies several categories of fraud commonly found in the aerospace and defense sector: Unauthorized expenditures, financial statement manipulation and intentional manipulation of cost estimates, misappropriation of assets, industrial espionage activities such as violation of export regulations, use of domestic products and payments to influence federal transactions, and helping a prime contractor overbill a customer through multi-tiered profit arrangements or inflated lease transactions.
In June 2001, the three insurers filed a $36 million suit under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, charging that Nandi and three others had established a network of 26 doctors, dentists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and other health-care professionals to stage accidents, overbill, bill for services that were not provided, and perform unnecessary treatments.
"When companies violate their contracts with the City and either overbill or underpay, the Law Department will seek damages to make taxpayers whole," City Solicitor Andre M.
Welfare recipients are less morally suspect than defense contractors who grossly overbill the government.
* Washington assumption: Only Arkansas lawyers, especially from the Rose Law Firm, are used to loosey-goosey ethics, depend on personal connections, and overbill clients.
In the case of national health care reform, they are likely to be overpaid doctors, hospitals that overbill, and bloated insurance companies.
A meeting held at regional office of SNGPL in Peshawar at start of January this year saw the committee being apprised that SNGPL being licensee of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) works under a policed environment and it isn't allowed to overcharge or overbill its customers.
This allegation is absolutely wrong and it was vehemently denied by the company since it was impossible to overbill customers at such a large scale of Rs40m,' reads a detailed reply sent to the ministry.