James Jaillet

Pilot taking steps to rectify allegations, puts diesel salespeople on leave

| April 22, 2013

In a prepared statement Monday, April 22, Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam said "several members" of the company' s diesel fuel sales team have been placed on administrative leave pending the ongoing FBI and ...

Pilot hit with first lawsuit in wake of alleged fraud

| April 22, 2013

The first lawsuit stemming from Pilot Flying J's alleged rebate fraud scheme made public last week has been filed by Atlantic Coast Carriers, who's seeking full repayment and damages.

Investigation focused on ‘very narrow’ portion of Pilot business, CEO says

| April 19, 2013

Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam said in a statement today that 99 percent of Pilot customers are not "in the scope of this inquiry."

Pilot Flying J engaged in years of rebate fraud, feds say

| April 18, 2013

Federal documents released April 18 allege that Pilot Flying J has been engaged for years in a fraudulent scheme of withholding rebates owed to customers on fuel purchases.

Pilot raid unrelated to tax issues, says CEO

| April 17, 2013

The FBI and IRS raid of Pilot Flying J's headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn., is "does not involve any tax issues," said the company's CEO.

Pilot Flying J investigation centers on rebate program, PFJ sends note to drivers

| April 16, 2013

The investigation and lockdown of its headquarters apparently "revolve around the application of rebates to a small group of Piilot Flying J trucking company customers," Pilot says.

Pilot Flying J headquarters put on lockdown by FBI

| April 15, 2013

The FBI has placed Pilot Flying J headquarters on lockdown, according to multiple news outlets and a statement from Pilot.

Is trucking ready for more freight? ATA says so, despite infrastructure hazards

| April 11, 2013

The expanded Panama Canal is expected to bring with it an abundance of freight for the U.S. trucking industry. Is it prepared for it?

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.

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