One week after the FBI raid at Pilot Flying J headquarters, 10News has compiled a timeline of the federal investigation.
May 4, 2011 - Confidential source contacts FBI concerning alleged fraud.
June 2011 - Source records a series of conversations.
October 2, 2012 - Pilot sales employee (CHS-2) agrees to provide FBI information.
October 24, 2012 - CHS-2 visits Pilot headquarters.
November 19, 2012 - CHS-2 secretly records teaching of manual rebate practices.
November 20, 2012 - CHS-2 attends meeting where alleged Western Express fraud is brought up.
December 17, 2012 - Pilot Regional Sales Manager admits during recording to engaging in rebate fraud.
April 15, 2013 - FBI and IRS raid Pilot headquarters.
April 16, 2013 - CEO Jimmy Haslam addresses alleged fraud.
April 18, 2013 - Affidavit is unsealed.
April 19, 2013 - Trucking companies mentioned in affidavit speak out against Pilot Flying J.
April 20, 2013 - Georgia trucking company, Atlantic Coast Carriers, files the first class action lawsuit against Pilot Flying J.