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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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.
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.
Last month, DLA Piper found itself trying to deflate implications that one of its firmwide best practices is to overbill clients.
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.
Welfare recipients are less morally suspect than defense contractors who grossly overbill the government.
Company officials have denied there was a strategy to overbill the DWP and said they would reimburse the city if there was wrongdoing.
Hanna told jurors that Dowie, a former managing editor at the Los Angeles Daily News and ex-chief of staff to former state Assemblyman Richard Katz, who was in the audience, didn't make ``a cent'' from the purported fraud, and that none of the 15 prosecution witnesses testified that Dowie told them to overbill.
Two Federal contractors have used a computerized accounting scheme to overbill the Energy Department by at least $85 million for cleanup work at the Hanford nuclear reservation over the last 12 years.