Truck stop company fined $92M for cheating customers

Pilot Flying J truck stops
Pilot Flying J truck stops

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A truck stop company with 13 locations in New Mexico has agreed to pay millions of dollars in fines for cheating customers.

The U.S. attorney’s office says employees at Pilot Flying J truck stops were withholding rebates and discounts and pocketing the money.

The company said it was not aware of the scheme but has agreed to pay $92 million in fines. Ten employees have already pleaded guilty to federal charges.

The truck stop chain is owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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