Mark Hazelwood

Government, Business

Ex-Pilot Flying J President Hazelwood, Two Others, to Be Retried

Mark Hazelwood and wife Joanne Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood shown with wife Joanne in September 2018, was sentenced to 150 months in prison and fined $750,000. (Caitie McMekin/Knoxville News Sentinel)

There is no question now that former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood and two former company executives, already convicted of cheating truckers out of diesel fuel rebates, will be retried on federal criminal charges. What remains unknown, though, is when?

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
February 19, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Ex-Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood Sentenced to 12½ Years

Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood and his wife, Joanne Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood and his wife, Joanne, exiting the federal courthouse on Sept. 26, 2018. (Caitie McMekin, Knoxville News-Sentinel via AP)

Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood was sentenced to 12½ years in prison and fined $750,000 on Sept. 26 for his leadership role in a multimillion-dollar scheme to cheat truckers out of diesel fuel rebates.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
September 26, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood’s Sentencing Delayed

Mark Hazelwood Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood (left) was arraigned Feb. 9, 2016. (Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel)

A federal judge has postponed the sentencing date for convicted former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood until Sept. 26.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
August 16, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Four Former Pilot Executives Set for Trial Oct. 31

Mark Hazelwood (left) Mark Hazelwood, left, following February 2016 arraignment. (Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel)

More than four years after an FBI raid on the headquarters of Pilot Flying J, the exhaustive investigation into a diesel fuel rebate fraud could be nearing its end come Oct. 31.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
August 24, 2017
Business

Federal Investigators Release Summary of Material Collected in Pilot Flying J Probe

John Sommers II for TT

Federal investigators have amassed voluminous electronic and paper documents and 200 hours of recorded conversations between confidential sources and a number of individuals during the course of their criminal investigation of alleged rebate fraud at Pilot Travel Centers.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
March 9, 2016