1)fabricated expenditures; made-up handling fees; add-on taxes; fake surcharges. Costs that are made up after a price for the product, or service, has already been given. 2)A way to make more money after a price has already been given for a product or service. This process usually feels to the customer like they just got hit with a "wet iron skillet".
"Just lowball him and when he gets here we'll hit him with the wet iron skillet."