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Former Pilot Flying J president´s pay doubled
to $26.9M during fraud scheme,
records show

Knoxville News, by James Satterfield

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Posted By:tisHimself, 1/13/2018 8:26:52 AM

Federal prosecutors have long insisted the goal of a fraud scheme at Pilot Flying J was to boost the truck stop giant’s profit and market share, and this week they served up numbers to try to prove it. Jurors in U.S. District Court in Chattanooga this week heard testimony and saw financial records showing that Pilot Flying J’s margin on diesel fuel sales, the number of truck stops it controlled and the amount of diesel fuel it sold all grew substantially during the time of the fraud at issue in the ongoing trial of the firm’s former president and three subordinates. Former

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1, 1/13/2018 9:41:32 AM     (No. 11508986)

TL;DR -> But, Wait? Wanting to boost a company´s profit and market share is a fraud scheme? Or do these ´journolists´ not know how to write leads?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: starbaby, 1/13/2018 9:52:14 AM     (No. 11508999)

Okay, great! Now do Congress.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bamboozle, 1/13/2018 10:12:46 AM     (No. 11509018)

The article spends most of its time talking about how the company bought more gas stations and sold a lot of diesel fuel as though that is evil. The base of the complaint seems to be that the company contracted with a number of trucking companies but then screwed them on price.

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