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May 2, 2013

A circuit court judge has ruled that truck stop chain Pilot Flying J, which was raided by Federal investigators last month in relation to alleged fraud on fuel rebates to US trucking companies, can continue to talk to customers in an effort to resolve any disputes.

A circuit court judge has ruled that truck stop chain Pilot Flying J, which was raided by Federal investigators last month in relation to alleged fraud on fuel rebates to US trucking companies, can continue to talk to customers in an effort to resolve any disputes.

Attorneys for Georgia trucking firm Atlantic Coast Carriers had asked the court to forbid Pilot Flying J from contacting trucking companies to determine if there was an underpayment in their rebate for diesel fuel purchases.

April 18, 2013

Pilot Flying J, one of the biggest privately controlled businesses in America, is under investigation by the FBI and Internal Revenue Service for concerns over rebates it offered its clients.

Pilot Flying J, one of the biggest privately controlled businesses in America, is under investigation by the FBI and Internal Revenue Service for concerns over rebates it offered its clients.

Federal investigators raided the headquarters of the Tennessee-based truck stop company on April 15 with staff ordered to leave the building.

The next day second-gen chief executive Jimmy Haslam, who is also owner of the Cleveland Browns football team, held a press conference to confirm that the company is subject to a criminal investigation.

February 12, 2013

It seems that Jimmy Haslam just can't tear himself away from the family business. The owner of the Cleveland Browns has returned to truck-stop chain Pilot Flying J as chief executive just five months after hiring non-family John Compton to take his place.

It seems that Jimmy Haslam just can't tear himself away from the family business. The owner of the Cleveland Browns has returned to truck-stop chain Pilot Flying J as chief executive just five months after hiring non-family John Compton to take his place.

Haslam left the management of the Tennessee-based truck-stop and convenience store chain after buying the Cleveland Browns football team in August 2012 for $1 billion (€744 million). He had planned to focus all his efforts on the Browns.

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