That rate is double the city rate.
The city began examining the driver's records after a passenger complained that the fare had increased "very rapidly" during a ride from Manhattan to Queens in July 2009.
Officials determined the Cheema was overcharging by reviewing records from GPS devices, which were recently required in all taxis.
The judge's Jan. 21 ruling was made public Monday. The judge also recommended a $500 fine.
Cheema, did not show up for the hearing.