2 Flying J Sales Execs Plead Guilty In Rebate Scheme Case

Law360, New York (May 30, 2013, 5:28 PM EDT) -- Two sales executives at Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam’s Pilot Flying J Travel Centers pled guilty Wednesday to conspiracy charges in connection with an alleged long-running scheme to defraud customers by cheating them out of agreed-upon discounts.

Arnold Ralenkotter, a regional sales director for Pilot Corp., and Ashley Judd, a regional account representative, pled guilty in separate cases filed by the U.S. government, which is investigating the alleged scheme revolving around three purported discount programs the company offered customers.

According to prosecutors, the company features a...
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