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Investigation surrounding Pilot Flying J may widen
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NASHVILLE (AP) — The federal investigation into the truck stop chain owned by the family of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam led to its first convictions last week and threatens to widen against employees at Pilot Flying J.Court documents allege sales teams were being trained on how to scam the company’s customers out of rebates and get away with it.Pilot’s regional sales director and regional accounts representative both pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit mail fraud. The pleas were entered in U.S. District Court in Knoxville.