Pilot Flying J

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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Fleet, owner-operator the latest to sue Pilot for rebate withholding

Ohio Auto Delivery and an unnamed owner-operator are the latest to file lawsuits against truck stop chain and fuel provider Pilot Flying J amidst federal allegations that it defrauded trucking companies out of millions of dollars.

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Questions arise over Pilot in-house investigator

An internal investigator for Pilot dealt with payment withholding accusations at his former employer, reports say.

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Two Pilot employees plead guilty in fuel rebate fraud case

Two Pilot Flying J employees have plead guilty to mail fraud charges involving federal allegations against the company that it defrauded trucking companies out of millions of dollars in a systematic fuel rebate withholding scheme.

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