profiteer


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Synonyms for profiteer

overcharge

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Words related to profiteer

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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He was of the view that unless the government takes strict action against profiteers and hoarders, they (shopkeepers) would keep plundering helpless consumers.
They raided different bazaars including vigitable market, Firdos phatak, Hashtnagri phatak, Dalazak road, Charsadda road, Hussain Chowk, Gulbahar, Ganj Chowk, University road, Hayatabad and other areas and arrested 111 profiteers.
He said the district administration had given directives to monitor markets in the district regularly and take prompt action against profiteers and hoarders without any political expediency.
Meanwhile, Additional Commissioner (AC) Ahmad Kamal also held 12 profiteers on Kohat road area.
Officials further said that stern action in coming days would be taken against profiteers for selling food items on high prices in bazaars.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner, Peshawar has directed all Additional Assistant Commissioners for taking stern action against profiteers and encroachments in their respective areas and giving no relaxation to anyone in this regard.
R) Abdul Sattar Isani, ADC(G) and stern action has been taken against the profiteers for overcharging in selling daily routine commodities.
Assistant Commissioner Sher Afzal held a meeting with Price Control Committee and decided to start crackdown against profiteers, price hikers and encroachers in the district.
According to the spokesman of ICT administration, 20 price checking teams headed by the magistrates carried out checking of 2000 shops and took action against 600 profiteers.
PESHAWAR -- District Administration arrested 104 in a crackdown against profiteers and encroachers in different parts of the city.
PESHAWAR -- The district government Tuesday continued crackdown against encroachers and profiteers and held 85 accused from various markets and bazaars here.
PESHAWAR -- District administration, Peshawar Friday arrested 68 persons in crackdown against profiteers in different parts of the district.
The AAC Javed Anwar Kamal conducted raids on Charsadda Road and arrested 22 persons for profiteering and encroachments while AAC Salahuddin Khan arrested 13 profiteers from Warsak Road.
PESHAWAR -- District administration Friday arrested 47 persons in crackdown against profiteers in different parts of district.
PESHAWAR -- As many as 94 profiteers have been arrested in various bazaars of provincial metropolis after district administration officials accelerated crackdowns against them for overcharging the customers, administration official said on Monday.