North Georgia trucking company files first lawsuit against Pilot

North Georgia trucking company files first lawsuit against Pilot

April 20th, 2013 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Local - Breaking News

Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam speaks to the media during a news conference at the Pilot Flying J headquarters Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Knoxville. Haslam said FBI and IRS raid Monday on the company was part of a federal criminal investigation into claims of failure to pay rebates to trucking customers.

Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.

Document: Atlantic Coast carriers suit against pilot

Document: View FBI affidavit

Affidavit from Richard H. Root, Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation

KNOXVILLE - Five days after federal authorities raided Pilot Flying J headquarters, a North Georgia trucking company has become the first client to file a lawsuit against the company.

Atlantic Coast Carriers Inc., of Hazelhurst, Ga., filed suit today in Knox County Circuit Court against the Pilot Corp.

The trucking company is seeking class-action status.

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