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Pilot settlement reaches $72 million in owed rebates and interest, court petition shows
The total amount Pilot will dole out in its class-action settlement with trucking companies who sued the company over an alleged fuel rebate withholding scheme is $72 million, according to a petition Pilot submitted this week in court.
November 6, 2013
Pilot Flying J files for dismissal of suit brought against in fuel rebate withholding case
Pilot Flying J has asked a federal court in Alabama to throw out a lawsuit filed by Wright Transportation in the alleged fuel rebate withholding scheme aftermath, due to the fact the company has not presented an actual claim against Pilot, it says.
October 31, 2013
Ohio fleet sues Pilot, says it was given run-around when discrepancy noted
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 rebates.
October 10, 2013
Pilot’s Haslam in update address says manual rebate calculations nearly finished
Manual rebate calculations — the source of the fraud accusations against Pilot Flying J — are close to being eliminated at the company, said CEO Jimmy Haslam in a prepared statement to the media last week.
September 30, 2013
Western Express suit against Pilot says it lost $75 million in scam
Major truckload carrier Western Express filed last week a lawsuit against Pilot Flying J claiming it was cheated out of millions and thus incurred a financial shortfall that cost it more than $73 million.
September 4, 2013
Pilot Flying J settlement: too little, too soon?
As civil lawsuits pile up in the wake of federal allegations concerning Pilot Flying J’s fuel rebate program, questions are being raised about the proposed settlement of a class action filed in Arkansas.
August 27, 2013
Pilot sued by fleet even after settlement
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.
August 12, 2013
Judge rejects Pilot suit consolidation due 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.
August 8, 2013
Pilot employees plead guilty to fraud, say company instructed them
Two Pilot salespeople have pleaded guilty to mail fraud charges and have corroborated reports that the truck stop chain instructed its sales team to deceptively withhold rebates from fleet customers.
July 30, 2013
Carriers have until Oct. 15 to opt out of Pilot settlement
According to an informational website Pilot has set up regarding its class-action lawsuits settlement, class members have until Oct. 15 to opt out of the settlement or object to it.
July 24, 2013
Settlement reached in Pilot lawsuits, CEO says checks have been sent
Pilot Flying J has reportedly agreed to a settlement for the roughly 20 class-action lawsuits brought against it. Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam in an open letter to customers last week said repayment checks have been sent to customers.
July 16, 2013
Three more fleets sue Pilot over rebate withholding
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.
July 8, 2013
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