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overcharge

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someone who makes excessive profit (especially on goods in short supply)

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make an unreasonable profit, as on the sale of difficult to obtain goods

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Critics charge that the DOJ is misusing its power to keep the qui tam cases sealed in order to prevent a massive and unprecedented level of war profiteering from becoming public.
By then it was clear that war profiteering not only harmed taxpayers, but also undermined the military's own mission.
The film also deals with Hughes's costly attempts to build the world's largest aircraft and his legendary run-ins with Senator Owen Brewster (Alan Alda), who drags Hughes before a congressional hearing to answer charges of war profiteering.
One veteran of the Ulster campaign said: "We always suspected that the worst form of war profiteering was going on.
FDR spoke out boldly against war profiteering, saying, "I don't want to see a single war millionaire created in the United States as a result of this world disaster.
A Quick and Dirty Guide to War Profiteering in the Bush Administration.
The film also deals with Hughes' costly attempts to build the world's largest aircraft, the Spruce Goose, and his legendary run-ins with Senator Owen Brewster (Alda), who dragged the mogul before a congressional hearing to answer charges of war profiteering.
The film also deals with Hughes's costly attempts to build the world's largest aircraft, the Spruce Goose, and his legendary run-ins with Senator Owen Brewster (Alan Alda), who dragged the mogul before a congressional hearing to answer charges of war profiteering.
While it is true that our national debt is massive and largely the result of long-term structural problems in fiscal policy, to blame it "mostly" on war profiteering is a conspiracy theory that even Oliver Stone wouldn't touch.
In between he romances Katherine Hepburn (Blanchett), designs newer and faster aircraft, struggles to establish Trans-World Airlines, gets accused by the US government of war profiteering, romances Ava Gardner (Beckinsale), and gradually descends into paranoia and madness.
War profiteering seems to be the main criminal enterprise of all generations of the Bush empire, but a fascist philosophy of life is the true root evil.
So I had to break War Profiteering out from Iraq as a separate section.
A war profiteering criminal element that included high-ranking politicians wanted to eliminate Lincoln when he had outlived his usefulness.
Treasury should not be allowed to result in egregious war profiteering at the expense of victims, jobs and businesses.
He was also believed to have amassed wealth from war profiteering.