Pilot strikes deal with feds

Pilot Flying J avoids prosecution related to its alleged diesel rebate fraud scheme, but does not avoid paying $92 million. The deal comes after the company also agreed to pay $85 million to a number of trucking companies.

According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney for Eastern Tennessee, the agreement “expressly states that it provides no protection from prosecution to any individual, and moreover, imposes a continuing obligation on Pilot to provide complete cooperation with the ongoing federal investigation of current and former Pilot employees relating to fraudulent conduct involving the sale of diesel fuel.”

Here's a letter from the DOJ detailing the agreement.

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