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 ...
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
The FBI has placed Pilot Flying J headquarters on lockdown, according to multiple news outlets and a statement from Pilot.
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James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at email@example.com.
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