highway robbery

as in extortion
the exaction of a grossly excessive charge for goods or services what some rock superstars charge for concert tickets is simply highway robbery

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“Highway robbery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/highway%20robbery. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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