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December 7, 2017

Defense: Code Words Prove that Fraud Was Secret at Pilot Flying J

The defense in the Pilot Flying J fuel rebate fraud trial has attacked the notion that wrongdoing was an open secret at the company, pointing to the frequent use of code words between members of the sales staff, according to a report in the Knoxville News Sentinel.

November 28, 2017

Testimony: Fuel Rebate Fraud Was Open Secret at Pilot Flying J

In the ongoing trial of four former Pilot Flying J executives for their participation in a fuel rebate scam, recent witness testimony suggests a culture of openness existed about the fraud that appeared to be encouraged by top executives.

November 14, 2017

Emails Offer Glimpse Inside Pilot Flying J Fuel Rebate Scam

In the early days of the Pilot Flying J Fuel Rebate Fraud trial, a former sales director’s testimony and emails have given jurors a look at the fraud operation from the inside.

November 10, 2017

Former Pilot Flying J Employees Take the Stand in Fraud Trial

Former members of the Pilot Flying J sales staff took the stand this week to give testimony in the Pilot Flying J fraud case against four accused former executives of the company.

November 7, 2017

Pilot Flying J Fuel Rebate Trial Begins

The trial of four former Pilot Flying J officials accused of fuel rebate fraud started this week. The prosecution and defense offered opening statements in a Tennessee courtroom, with prosecutors painting a picture of an alleged culture of deceit at the company.

October 3, 2017

Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway Buys Large Stake in Pilot Flying J

Warren Buffet’s holding company Berkshire Hathaway has made a significant minority investment in truckstop chain Pilot Flying J, with plans to become the majority stakeholder by 2023, the companies announced.

September 22, 2017

Four Former Pilot Executives Plead Guilty to Rebate Fraud

John Freeman, former sales VP of Pilot Flying J, has pleaded guilty alongside three other former Pilot employees of mail fraud and wire fraud after the FBI found that Pilot defrauded 5,500 customers of over $56 million.

July 25, 2017

Former Pilot Flying J Execs Take Plea Bargain in Fuel Skimming Scandal

Four former Pilot Flying J executives accused in a diesel fuel rebate scandal have agreed to cooperate with federal investigators.

June 20, 2017

Date and Location Set for Pilot Fuel Rebate Fraud Trial

A date and location have been set for the trial of former Pilot Flying J executives in a fuel rebate scandal alleging a conspiracy and scheme to defraud customers.

April 21, 2017

Pilot Flying J Carrying Transflo ELDs in Stores

Pegasus TransTech announced that its Transflo ELD T7 devices will now be distributed in Pilot and Flying J travel centers in the U.S.

January 13, 2017

Highway Angel Makes Special Delivery at Truck Stop

Central Oregon Truck Company driver Danny Leon-Guerrero has been named a Highway Angel for helping to deliver a baby at a Pilot Flying J truck stop.

January 9, 2017

Pilot Flying J Reviews 2016 Expansion

Pilot Flying J announced that in 2016 the company expanded the number of Pilot and Flying J stores by 58 locations, particularly in the Southeastern U.S.

September 27, 2016

Pegasus TransTech Announces Integration with Pilot Flying J Mobile App

The myPilot mobile app from Pilot Flying J is now integrated into the Transflo Mobile platform, Pegasus TransTech announced.

May 13, 2016

Pilot Flying J Launching Revamped Wi-Fi

Pilot Flying J has announced it is rolling out a new and “completely revamped” Wi-Fi network at its travel center locations this month.

February 9, 2016

8 Indicted in Pilot Flying J Fuel Rebate Scam

The former president of travel plaza chain Pilot Flying J has been indicted, along with seven other former employees, on federal charges related to an alleged fuel-rebate scheme.

March 11, 2015

Six Carriers Agree to Settle Pilot Flying J CEO Fraud Suit

Six of the seven trucking companies suing Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam for fraud have agreed to settle, according to reports from a Cleveland-based ABC news affiliate.

December 29, 2014

Army Veteran Named Pilot Flying J’s 2014 Road Warrior

Pilot Flying J named Kyle Cones as its 2014 Road Warrior winner. Cones is a U.S. Army veteran and driver for Pride Transport. He will receive a $10,000 check for winning the award.

November 18, 2014

Two Fleets Accuse Pilot Flying J CEO of Fraud over Fuel Rebates

A federal lawsuit against truckstop chain Pilot Flying J has been amended, accusing the company's top executive of directing an alleged fuel rebate scheme.

November 10, 2014

Pilot Donates Coffee Proceeds to Veteran’s Charity

Pilot Flying J will be donating 10% of its proceeds from the sale of coffee and hot beverages on Veterans Day to the Fisher House Foundation.

October 29, 2014

Pilot Flying J Adds 6 Virginia Locations With Speedway

Pilot Flying J is leasing six locations from Speedway to expand its network of stores in Virginia. The stores will be Pilot branded and operated in conjunction with Speedway.

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