KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– Eight former employees of Jimmy Haslam’s Pilot Flying J are facing federal charges related to a fuel rebate scheme.
Cleveland Browns owner and Pilot CEO Haslam was not among the group indicted.
Ex-Pilot President Mark Hazelwood and seven others were indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and and nine counts of wire fraud. Hazelwood was also indicted on one count of witness tampering.
The indictment, filed in the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, accuses the employees of sending fraudulent invoices and withholding rebates.
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