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Gov. Haslam: Pilot Flying J agreement good for company

Gov. Haslam: Pilot Flying J agreement good for companyTennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says the truck stop company he co-owns can start putting the fraud investigation behind it after it struck a deal with prosecutors to pay a $92 million fine and acknowledge that employees cheated customers.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Feds: Pilot Flying J will not be prosecuted

Feds: Pilot Flying J will not be prosecutedPilot Flying J has reached an understanding with the federal government that the company won't be prosecuted.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Report: Pilot properly computed money for truckers

Report: Pilot properly computed money for truckersAn accounting firm filed a report with a federal judge saying internal auditors at Pilot Flying J properly computed the amount owed to truckers following a rebate scheme that ripped off millions of dollars from hundreds of trucking companies.
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  • 4 months ago
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Key figure in Pilot probe dismissed

Key figure in Pilot probe dismissedA key figure in the ongoing federal probe of Pilot Flying J has been terminated, according to a lawyer for the former Pilot vice president for sales.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Recent Pilot departures previously named in FBI docs

Recent Pilot departures previously named in FBI docsThree more executives with the Knoxville-based company were recently terminated, while another two employees were placed on administrative leave.
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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Five top Pilot execs out, two more on leave

Five top Pilot execs out, two more on leaveWBIR has learned that three more employees left Pilot Flying J on Monday and another two were placed on administrative leave, according to a source close to the company.
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  • 5 months ago
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Mark Hazelwood no longer president at Pilot

Mark Hazelwood no longer president at PilotThis comes amid an ongoing federal investigation into a rebate scheme at Pilot Flying J.
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  • 5 months ago
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Jimmy Haslam's lawyer expects more indictments at Pilot

Jimmy Haslam's lawyer expects more indictments at PilotJimmy Haslam's lawyer expects more Pilot employees to be charged with fraud, but says the CEO will not be indicted.
  • Local
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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Pilot fraud guilty pleas unpunished year after FBI raid

Pilot fraud guilty pleas unpunished year after FBI raidTen Pilot employees who pleaded guilty to fraud have not been sentenced, meaning the Feds have other targets in the case.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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Judicial panel orders Pilot rebate suits consolidated

Judicial panel orders Pilot rebate suits consolidatedA federal judicial panel has issued a three-page order merging seven pending civil suits charging rebate fraud against truck stop chain Pilot Flying J before a judge in Lexington, Ky.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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3 former Pilot sales executives admit fraud in federal court

3 former Pilot sales executives admit fraud in federal courtFormer Pilot Flying J sales executives were in federal court Monday, pleading guilty to felony charges relating to a Pilot rebate scheme.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Pilot CEO Haslam talks guilty pleas; maintains message

Pilot CEO Haslam talks guilty pleas; maintains messagePilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam discussed the fraud investigation at the fuel company for the first time in four months.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Pilot officials say they've paid back 95% of customers

Pilot officials say they've paid back 95% of customersA spokesperson for Pilot Flying J said Wednesday that the company has paid back most of its customers who were owed money in a fuel rebate program
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Pilot Flying J reaches one settlement as another company sues

Pilot Flying J reaches one settlement as another company suesA Nashville trucking company has settled a multi-million dollar lawsuit with Pilot Flying J, but the truck stop chain is facing yet another suit in South Carolina
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Pilot Flying J gets key legal win

Pilot Flying J gets key legal winA federal judge has dismissed many of the major charges in a civil suit brought by an Alabama trucking firm in the wake of a federal probe of an alleged multimillion-dollar rebate scheme.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Audit calls for TN to refund grant used at Pilot Flying J truck stop

Audit calls for TN to refund grant used at Pilot Flying J truck stopThe state disputes the findings on the Flying J Project
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Pilot Flying J faces $100K fine in Maryland

Pilot Flying J faces $100K fine in MarylandThe Maryland Dep.of the Environment fined the company over allegations of water pollution from leaky underground fuel tanks
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Pilot Flying J due in court Monday for settlement hearing

Pilot Flying J due in court Monday for settlement hearingPilot representatives are to be in court in Little Rock for a settlement hearing in a $70 million lawsuit
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Judge seals Pilot filings

Judge seals Pilot filingsA federal judge has agreed to keep secret a list of trucking companies that have opted out of a proposed settlement
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Pilot Flying J lawyers urge judge to approve $72M settlement

Pilot Flying J lawyers urge judge to approve $72M settlementLawyers for Pilot Flying J are making a last plea for a federal judge to approve a proposed $72 million settlement of rebate fraud charges contending that none of the victims would be likely to do any better by pursuing protracted litigation on their own.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Lawyers attempt to bar Pilot from contacting trucking companies

Lawyers attempt to bar Pilot from contacting trucking companiesLawyers for one of the trucking firms suing Pilot Flying J over unpaid rebates has filed a motion in circuit court asking a judge to bar Pilot's lawyers or officers from communicating directly with their client.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Pilot rebate settlement deal jumps to $72 million

Pilot rebate settlement deal jumps to $72 millionThe estimated value of a proposed settlement of rebate fraud claims against Pilot Flying J has jumped from $40 million to $72 million, according to lawyers for the the truck stop firms and truckers who are seeking court approval of the deal.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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More truckers reject Pilot settlement

More truckers reject Pilot settlementThe number of trucking companies opting out of a proposed settlement of a class action law suit against Pilot Flying J has nearly doubled
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Pilot suit names suspended staffer

Pilot suit names suspended stafferPilot Flying J has been hit with yet another suit charging that the Knoxville based truck stop firm cheated its customers out of promised rebates.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
News

Opinion: Jimmy Haslam should worry about his own headlines

Opinion: Jimmy Haslam should worry about his own headlinesLast week, Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said, "Great players make headlines on the field, not off the field."
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  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Pilot Flying J

Mark Hazelwood no longer President at Pilot

Mark Hazelwood no longer President at PilotMark Hazelwood is no longer the president at Pilot Flying J. Pilot's attorney said Hazelwood's exit is not connected to the federal investigation into a rebate scheme at Pilot.
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
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Pilot case ongoing year after raid; Haslam lawyer expects more charges

Pilot case ongoing year after raid; Haslam lawyer expects more chargesApril 15, 2014: As the fraud investigation at Pilot Flying J grinds on a year after the FBI raid, the lawyer for CEO Jimmy Haslam believes more indictments are on the way. However, he says Haslam will not be charged.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago