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Pilot says it’s paid 95% of 5,500 trucking companies in its $85M settlement

Pilot Flying J said this week that by Dec. 31, 2013, it had paid 95 percent of the companies it owed money to in its $85 million settlement with 5,500 trucking companies that an Arkansas court approved in November.

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Lawsuit against Pilot Flying J, alleged fuel rebate withholding dismissed

A federal court in Alabama has dismissed parts of a lawsuit against Pilot Flying J that allege the company engaged in racketeering and violated deceptive trade laws.

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Updated numbers in Pilot Flying J case: Truck stop chain to pay $85M in settlement

More recent court documents show Pilot Flying J will be paying $84.9 million in its settlement agreement, including $56.5 million for owed fuel rebates, nearly $10 million in interest and $14 million in attorney's fees incurred by class members.

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$72M Pilot settlement with 5,500 trucking companies made final in court

A judge has given final approval to Pilot Flying J's class-action settlement with trucking companies who sued the truck stop chain over alleged rebate withholding fraud. Pilot will be paying out about $72 million to roughly 5,500 class members.

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Pilot wants court to approve $72M settlement for roughly 6,000 trucking companies

The filing asks for the class-action settlement to be stamped for final approval by the court, as just 1 percent of class members have opted out and no members of the class filed an objection with the court.

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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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Pilot sued by New Jersey fleets even after settlement reached

Although a settlement has been reached for class members affected by alleged Pilot rebate withholding, two New Jersey fleets have filed suits against the company.

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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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