Pilot Flying J

Western Express says in lawsuit alleged Pilot fraud cost them $75 million

Western Express says it was defrauded out of $2.5 million by Pilot and thus incurred financial losses of $75 million because of it.

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Some fleets question standing of ‘shell’ company formed to settle Pilot suits

Trucking companies unhappy with the Arkansas-based settlement allege too-close relationships between Pilot and the company established as a go-between for litigants.

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Though court has issued settlement, Pilot sued by another fleet

Another fleet has sued Pilot Flying J over allegations that the fuel provider defrauded customers by withholding owed fuel rebates, even though an Arkansas court ruled last month to settle the cases.

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Outstanding Pilot lawsuits deferred to prior settlement

The outstanding lawsuits against Pilot Flying J will not be consolidated, per a federal court, who asked to defer its ruling to the nationwide settlement made in an Arkansas court last month.

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Company told them to defraud, say latest Pilot employees to plead guilty

Two more Pilot Flying J employees have pleaded guilty to fraud charges, and both said the company held meetings to instruct salespeople on how to defraud customers.

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Class members have until Oct. 15 to opt out of Pilot settlement

Those affected by the rebate withholding will receive a check automatically, Pilot says, without action. However, those who want to opt out of the settlement must do so by Oct. 15.

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Pilot settles to repay owed funds with interest, CEO says checks issued

Pilot Flying J has reportedly settled the nearly 20 class-action lawsuits filed it against it, while owner and CEO Jimmy Haslam said in an open letter to customers that Pilot has audited all accounts and issued repayment checks.

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Pilot facing lawsuits from three more carriers

Three more class-action lawsuits have been filed against Pilot Flying J due to the ongoing federal investigation into the company that it knowingly and fraudulently withheld fuel rebates from fleet customers over a seven-year period.

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Pilot employees plead guilty, agree to testify against others

Three more Pilot Flying J employees have pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and have reportedly agreed to testify against others involved in the case.

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Lawsuits continue for Pilot, attorneys want to consolidate cases

A Nebraska owner-operator has become the latest party to sue Pilot Flying J, but attorneys in Ohio want the suits consolidated.

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