Pilot Flying J
Business, Fuel

Pilot Flying J to Pay $92 Million Penalty to Government Over Fuel-Rebate Scheme

Pilot Flying J will pay a $92 million penalty as part of an agreement with the federal government to take responsibility for the criminal actions of employees who shortchanged trucking companies on their diesel fuel rebates.

July 21, 2014
Business, Fuel

Judicial Panel Orders Consolidation of Pilot Flying J Rebate Cases

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A federal judicial panel in Lexington, Ky., ordered the consolidation of seven lawsuits filed against Pilot Flying J seeking damages in connection to a rebate fraud scheme, the Tennessean reported.

Transport Topics
April 10, 2014
Business, Fuel

Pilot Says It Has Paid Back 95% of Customers

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Pilot Flying J said it has had paid back about 95% of its customers in its ongoing fuel-rebate legal case.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
January 16, 2014
Business, Fuel

Judge Clears Pilot’s $84.9 Mln. Rebate-Fraud Settlement

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A federal judge in Arkansas on Nov. 25 approved an $84.9 million settlement calling for Pilot Flying J to reimburse an estimated 5,500 customers who have alleged that the truck-stop chain shortchanged them on diesel fuel rebates dating to 2005.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
November 25, 2013
Business, Fuel

53 Pilot Customers Reject Settlement, to Sue for Additional Rebate Damages

Fifty-three out of roughly 7,000 Pilot Flying J customers eligible for a rebate-fraud class-action lawsuit settlement have formally declined to take part, the lead plaintiffs’ attorney said last week.

October 21, 2013
Business, Fuel

Pilot’s Haslam: Changes Will Prevent Fuel Rebate Problems

Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam said Sept. 30 that his company has instituted practices to prevent fuel-rebate discrepancies in response to revelations that the truck-stop chain short-changed some trucking company customers.

Transport Topics
September 30, 2013
Business, Fuel

Western Express Seeks $75 Mln. in Lawsuit Against Pilot Flying J

Truckload carrier Western Express has filed a $75.5 million lawsuit against Pilot Flying J, making it the largest fleet thus far to file a legal action in response to a fuel-rebate scheme that was exposed earlier this year.

September 9, 2013