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Pilot sued by Ohio fleet, latest in post-settlement suits

| October 10, 2013

FST Express, a Columbus, Ohio-based carrier, has become the latest trucking company to sue Pilot in the wake of federal allegations that the company intentionally and systematically defrauded diesel fuel customers out of owed fuel ...

Pilot close to ending manual rebate calculations, CEO says

| September 30, 2013

Manual rebate calculations — the source of the fraud accusations against Pilot Flying J — are close to being eliminated at the company, said owner and CEO Jimmy Haslam in a prepared statement to the ...

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

| September 04, 2013

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

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

| August 27, 2013

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

Pilot sued by New Jersey fleets even after settlement reached

| August 16, 2013

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.

Though court has issued settlement, Pilot sued by another fleet

| August 12, 2013

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.

Outstanding Pilot lawsuits deferred to prior settlement

| August 09, 2013

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.

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

| July 30, 2013

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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