Pilot Flying J Faces Fuel Rebate Suits After FBI Crackdown

Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 5:49 PM EDT) -- The truck stop operator run by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is facing a wave of class actions in the aftermath of an FBI raid over an alleged fuel rebate scam, with the latest suit on Wednesday targeting private equity backer CVC Capital Partners and Haslam himself.

The suit, brought by Wisconsin-based Edis Trucking Inc., is the latest of five filed in the past two weeks by diesel fuel buyers against Pilot Flying J Travel Centers LLC. It is also the first to name CVC, Haslam...
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