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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
Business, Fuel

Three Trucking Companies Settle With Pilot in Fraud Case

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Attorneys for three trucking companies have filed notices of undisclosed settlement agreements with Pilot Flying J in connection with diesel rebate fraud allegations contained in federal lawsuits filed against the truck-stop operator.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
March 10, 2015
Business, Fuel

Two Trucking Firms Allege Haslam at Center of Rebate Conspiracy

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Two trucking companies alleged in a legal filing last week that Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam was at the center of a conspiracy to shortchange them of diesel fuel rebates.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
November 17, 2014
Business, Fuel

Former Pilot Flying J President ‘Target’ of Federal Probe

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Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood has been named a “target” of an ongoing federal probe into fuel rebate fraud, according to a Cleveland television station.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2014
Business, Fuel

Federal Court Orders Mediation in Pilot Flying J Cases

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A Kentucky federal district court judge has ordered mediation in a slate of motor-carrier fraud lawsuits filed against Pilot Flying J.

Transport Topics
August 4, 2014
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

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