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Illinois attempted to take a strong stand against adoption profiteering in a 2005 adoption-reform act, which barred out-of-state, for-profit intermediaries from engaging in adoption-related activities in the state.The Baby Brokers: Inside America’s Murky Private-Adoption Industry|Tik Root|June 3, 2021|Time
As we’ve heard so far, a peer-reviewed economic analysis shows these firms behave in a variety of ways that seem closer to profiteering than just profit-maximizing.Is Dialysis a Test Case of Medicare for All? (Ep. 457)|Stephen J. Dubner|April 8, 2021|Freakonomics
He’s used data to show profiteering at a mental health hospital and questionable practices in local law enforcement agencies.ProPublica Hires Reporter Neil Bedi to Cover Federal Government Agencies|by ProPublica|December 1, 2020|ProPublica
It has lobbied public-pension investors and members of Congress to press the firm to return its dividends to the company, saying its profiteering has put Prospect’s safety-net hospitals at risk.Investors Extracted $400 Million From a Hospital Chain That Sometimes Couldn’t Pay for Medical Supplies or Gas for Ambulances|by Peter Elkind with Doris Burke|September 30, 2020|ProPublica
Religious profiteering has spread beyond the tourism industry.
Grotesque profiteering aside, life release ceremonies can devastate the eco-system.
Should Courage give up her war profiteering and settle down to run an honest pub—even if it means abandoning her mute girl?
The next thing I expect is some sort of profiteering off this.'Celebrity Rehab' Counselor: Mindy McCready Won't Be the Last|Maer Roshan|February 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Romney let the Obama campaign pummel and define him as the profiteering-job destroyer from Bain.
There were harsh laws against profiteering in France in 1793—England in 1919 found it necessary to make quite similar laws.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
However delicate a definition is framed for 'profiteering,' these packers have preyed upon the people unconscionably.
How, too, can its existence be proved, for high fixed prices are not always an evidence of profiteering methods.
Thus Nehemiah would have had ample precedent to fill his own coffers by injustice, profiteering and worse: he had the power.The Book of Courage|John Thomson Faris
And none of us are going to stand profiteering, and broken pledges, and that kind of thing!'Elizabeth's Campaign|Mrs. Humphrey Ward