Pilot Flying J
Government, Business, TCA

‘Architect’ of Pilot Flying J Fuel Rebate Scam Strikes Deal to Plead, Cooperate

Pilot Flying J Headquarters raymondclarkeimages/Flickr

The man dubbed by the FBI as the architect of the diesel fuel rebate scam by executives of the nation’s largest truck stop chain has struck a deal to confess, court records show.

Jamie Satterfield | Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel
July 25, 2017
TCA

Gas Station Tycoon Jimmy Haslam Opposes Trump's Plan to Privatize Interstate Rest Areas

John Sommers II for TT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A national coalition of truck stop and travel plaza operators, restaurants, trucking firms and others are urging key federal lawmakers to oppose Trump administration efforts to commercialize interstate rest areas as Congress develops an infrastructure bill.

Andy Sher | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times/Free Press
June 14, 2017
Business, Fuel

The $15 Million Flying J Party Mansion Up For Sale

Hall and Hall

In the early 1990s, Tamra Call and her husband, O. Jay Call, began to look for a vacation property that they could develop and eventually retire on.

James Tarmy | Bloomberg News
February 7, 2017
Business, Fuel

Jimmy Haslam Fights Deposition Order in Pilot Flying J Case

Michelle Pemberton/The Indianapolis Star

Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam has been ordered by an Alabama judge to appear for a deposition May 11 in the truck-stop chain's rebate fraud case, but a Tennessee paper is reporting that Haslam is fighting his appearance.

Transport Topics
April 21, 2016
Business, Fuel

Pilot Flying J Adds Seven Locations, Enhances Services

John Sommers II for TT

Truck stop operator Pilot Flying J said it has added seven locations in North America and added new features to enhance drivers’ experience on the road.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2016
Business, Fuel

Former Pilot Flying J President Charged in Fuel-Rebate Scam

Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel

Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood and seven other former company sales executives were indicted last week on federal charges related to an illegal multimillion-dollar diesel fuel-rebate conspiracy.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 15, 2016
Business, Fuel

Profile: Who Is Indicted Ex-Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood?

Hazelwood (left), Hardin via WBIR.com

Mark Hazelwood was once a fast-rising executive at the largest truck-stop chain in the United States. Now he's facing what could be the fight of his life, after federal indictment on charges of fraud and witness tampering.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 10, 2016
Business, Fuel

Ex-Pilot President Mark Hazelwood, Seven Others Indicted in Diesel Fuel Rebate Fraud

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood was arraigned Feb. 9 on charges including conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud as well as witness tampering in a nearly three-year investigation.

Jamie Satterfield | Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel
February 9, 2016
Business, Fuel

Pilot Flying J Donates $10 Million to Knoxville Schools to Modernize Football Fields

Pilot Flying J is donating $10 million over the next three years to provide athletic and academic support to the 13 public high schools in Knox County, Tennessee, including synthetic turf at each school for a football field.

Transport Topics
December 9, 2015
Business, Fuel

Wright Transportation Claims it Was 'Fraudulently Induced' in Diesel-Fuel Deal With Pilot

An Alabama motor carrier who sued Pilot Flying J in connection with a diesel-fuel rebate scam has added a claim that it was “fraudulently induced” into believing it was being given “retail-minus” or “cost-plus” prices for diesel it purchased.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 18, 2015

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