unfair trade practice
- A deceitful, false, or harmful conduct or action that is prohibited by law, specifically under a consumer protection act, or can result in legal action under general law
- Selling goods with misleading labels could be deemed an unfair trade practice.
- The repeated use of false advertising could lead to a company being accused of an unfair trade practice.
- If a company deliberately overcharges customers for a product, it could be subject to legal action for an unfair trade practice.