Pilot

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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Owner-operator sues Pilot over rebate withholding

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.

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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 employee agrees to offer testimony, evidence against others involved in fraud scheme

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.

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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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Pilot Flying J sued by N.C. owner-operator

Another lawsuit has been filed against truck stop giant Pilot Flying J, marking at least the seventh suit to be brought against the company since federal fraud allegations surfaced in April.

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