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.
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.
A New Hampshire owner-operator filed a lawsuit earlier this week against truck stop giant Pilot Flying J, saying he "suffered economic damages" in Pilot's alleged fuel rebate withholding scheme.
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.
A Pilot executive agreed last week in a plea agreement to provide evidence and testify against others involved in the rebate withholding scheme and said management knew about the scheme.
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.
A Nebraska owner-operator has become the latest party to sue Pilot Flying J, but attorneys in Ohio want the suits consolidated.
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 ...
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