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John Verble, the informant who helped sack Browns' owner Jimmy Haslam's family business, Pilot Flying J – cleveland.com

cleveland.com John Verble, the informant who helped sack Browns’ owner Jimmy Haslam’s family business, Pilot Flying Jcleveland.comMorgan Stanley Smith Barney financial adviser John Verble described to agents in 2011 how employees of Pilot Flying J, the nation’s largest operator of travel centers, were fleecing trucking companies out of tens of millions of dollars in a […]

Thruway Authority, NYS Department of Transportation and Trucking Association of New York Commemorate 'Operation … – Talk of the Sound

Talk of the Sound Thruway Authority, NYS Department of Transportation and Trucking Association of New York Commemorate ‘Operation …Talk of the SoundNEW YORK, NY — The New York State Thruway Authority, New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and the Trucking Association of New York today announced “Safety Breaks” as part of the Trucking Association’s […]

Group files lawsuit against DOT citing meeting violations – Commercial Carrier Journal

Commercial Carrier Journal Group files lawsuit against DOT citing meeting violationsCommercial Carrier JournalA trade group representing small business trucking companies and brokers has filed a lawsuit alleging the U.S. DOT’s Unified Carrier Registration Plan Board … and more » Read More… Group files lawsuit against DOT citing meeting violations – Commercial Carrier Journal

FBI informant blocked from telling Congress about Russia nuclear corruption case, lawyer says – The Hill

The Hill FBI informant blocked from telling Congress about Russia nuclear corruption case, lawyer saysThe HillToensing said she also possesses memos that recount how the Justice Department last year threatened her client when he attempted to file a lawsuit that could have drawn attention to the Russian corruption during the 2016 presidential race as well […]

Court agrees carrier registration board violated open meetings laws when deciding 2018 carrier fees – Commercial Carrier Journal

Commercial Carrier Journal Court agrees carrier registration board violated open meetings laws when deciding 2018 carrier feesCommercial Carrier JournalA federal court on Wednesday ruled that the Unified Carrier Registration planning board, who’s tasked with establishing annual carrier registration fee structures, violated federal open meetings laws by holding a deliberative meeting Sept. 14 without … and […]

Rezoning bid supported for warehouses – Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Rezoning bid supported for warehousesShelbyville Times-GazetteThat’s notable because the property is owned by Grady Cunningham, whose failed attempts to get a parcel on U.S. 231 north of Shelbyville rezoned led to a lawsuit by Cunningham against the county. That lawsuit went to post-trial mediation in the spring … Read More… Rezoning bid supported for […]

Widow of electrician fatally struck by truck in Elmhurst receives $5.9M settlement – Suburban Life Publications

Suburban Life Publications Widow of electrician fatally struck by truck in Elmhurst receives $5.9M settlementSuburban Life PublicationsCavanagh Law Group filed the wrongful death suit in 2011, alleging the trucking company, general contractor, subcontractors, an Illinois Department of Transportation employee and engineers of the project were responsible for Green’s death. … “While R … Read […]

Editorial: Real Russian crime – Carolinacoastonline

Editorial: Real Russian crimeCarolinacoastonlineThis investigation showed Russia had compromised an American trucking company with bribes and kickbacks, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Supervising the … Muller and Comey were involved in the Russian scam. Calling Messrs. and more » Read More… Editorial: Real Russian crime – Carolinacoastonline

Water producer sues over limits on drilling into Ogallala Aquifer – Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad Current-Argus Water producer sues over limits on drilling into Ogallala AquiferCarlsbad Current-ArgusA Loco Hills water producer is suing the New Mexico State Land Office for alleged government “overreach” stemming from a policy change aimed at reducing the amount of water taken for oil and gas activities from a vast underground aquifer. The suit … […]

Water producer sues over limits on drilling into Ogallala Aquifer – Farmington Daily Times

Water producer sues over limits on drilling into Ogallala AquiferFarmington Daily TimesA Loco Hills water producer is suing the New Mexico State Land Office for alleged government “overreach” stemming from a policy change aimed at reducing the amount of water taken for oil and gas activities from a vast underground aquifer. The suit … […]

Roehl offering $10000 sign-on bonus to experienced drivers – Overdrive Magazine

Overdrive Magazine Roehl offering $10000 sign-on bonus to experienced driversOverdrive MagazineAll this is just a scam to try to get drivers to stick around for 2 years using your own money as bait without costing the company a dime. You try giving money away without a net loss. That’s impossible but most don’t take time […]

In New Obama and Clinton Russia Probe, Republican Senators Demand Chat With FBI Informant – Newsweek

Newsweek In New Obama and Clinton Russia Probe, Republican Senators Demand Chat With FBI InformantNewsweekDepartment of Justice officials threatened the informant in a lawsuit litigated during November’s presidential election when he attempted to disclose some of the findings, forcing him to step back from taking legal action, his lawyer Victoria Toensing …Senate seeks to interview […]

Senate seeks to interview FBI informant in Russian nuclear bribery case – The Hill

The Hill Senate seeks to interview FBI informant in Russian nuclear bribery caseThe HillThe undercover witness, who has not been publicly identified, spent nearly five years helping agents build a case that resulted in one of Russia’s top nuclear industry officials in the United States, a Russian financier and an American trucking …The Uranium One […]

Buffett's firm to buy majority of Haslam-owned Pilot Flying J truck stops – Chronicle Telegram

Chronicle Telegram Buffett’s firm to buy majority of Haslam-owned Pilot Flying J truck stopsChronicle TelegramPilot Flying J, which is run by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, has been under scrutiny in recent years because of a diesel fuel rebate scam that led to criminal charges against several executives. The Knoxville, Tennessee, company paid an $85 […]

Navistar sued again in ongoing engine dispute – Crain's Chicago Business

Crain’s Chicago Business Navistar sued again in ongoing engine disputeCrain’s Chicago BusinessTwo suburban school bus companies sued Navistar in a case that largely mirrors the Lisle manufacturer’s legal woes with trucking customers. Navistar “actively, fraudulently” concealed malfunctioning emissions systems and automatic brake problems in 40 … and more » Read More… Navistar sued again in ongoing […]

Buffett's firm to buy majority of Pilot Flying J truck stops – Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free Press Buffett’s firm to buy majority of Pilot Flying J truck stopsChattanooga Times Free PressPilot Flying J, which is run by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, has been under scrutiny in recent years because of a diesel fuel rebate scam that led to criminal charges against several executives. The Knoxville, Tennessee, company […]

Insurance Law Podcast Discusses the Effect of Electronic Logging Devices on Trucking Claims – Business Wire (press release)

Insurance Law Podcast Discusses the Effect of Electronic Logging Devices on Trucking ClaimsBusiness Wire (press release)However, these devices also record many other types of data that can be discoverable in a lawsuit, giving a claimant’s attorney the ability to generate analytics to potentially use in case strategy. Trucking companies must be aware of what information […]

Business groups to support caps on lawsuit damages – Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Business groups to support caps on lawsuit damagesNorthwest Arkansas Democrat-GazetteBusiness interests ranging from trucking and poultry to health care announced Monday they would form a coalition to raise funds and support a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit certain payouts in lawsuits. Lawmakers, who for years have … and more » Read More… Business groups to […]

FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration … – The Hill

The Hill FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration …The HillBefore the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered …Spicer interviewed by Mueller’s teamPolitico all 92 news articles » Read More… FBI uncovered Russian bribery plot before Obama administration … […]

The start-ups seeking success in autonomous trucking – Automotive World (press release) (blog)

Automotive World (press release) (blog) The start-ups seeking success in autonomous truckingAutomotive World (press release) (blog)While most of the narrative about autonomous drive technology is focused on passenger cars, the likelihood is that it is in trucking, rather than in passenger cars, that self-drive technology will first be adopted. Highways, where heavy trucks spend … […]

Haslam hit from left and right as he considers Senate bid – seattlepi.com

seattlepi.com Haslam hit from left and right as he considers Senate bidseattlepi.comNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s opponents on both sides of the political spectrum aren’t waiting for him to make up his mind about a U.S. Senate bid before launching attacks on the Republican. Haslam said this week that he wants … […]

Business groups to support caps on lawsuit damages – Arkansas Online

Business groups to support caps on lawsuit damagesArkansas OnlineBusiness interests ranging from trucking and poultry to health care announced Monday they would form a coalition to raise funds and support a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit certain payouts in lawsuits. Lawmakers, who for years have … and more » Read More… Business groups to support […]

Buffett makes a truck stop, buys big into Pilot Flying J – The San Diego Union-Tribune

NJ.com Buffett makes a truck stop, buys big into Pilot Flying JThe San Diego Union-TribunePilot Flying J, which is run by Jimmy Haslam, has been under scrutiny in recent years because of a diesel fuel rebate scam that led to criminal charges against several members of the company’s sales team. Fourteen have pleaded guilty, … […]

After lawsuit charging open meetings violations, carrier registration board announces public meeting dates – Commercial Carrier Journal

Commercial Carrier Journal After lawsuit charging open meetings violations, carrier registration board announces public meeting datesCommercial Carrier JournalThe U.S. DOT’s Unified Carrier Registration Plan Board will hold a public meeting Thursday, Oct. 26, to discuss the development and implementation of its carrier registration plan. The meeting will be held from 12-3 p.m. Eastern, and those […]

Buffett takes stake in Pilot Flying J, will buy more of it from family of Tennessee governor – The Decatur Daily

The Decatur Daily Buffett takes stake in Pilot Flying J, will buy more of it from family of Tennessee governorThe Decatur DailyPilot Flying J, which is run by Jimmy Haslam, has been under scrutiny in recent years because of a diesel fuel rebate scam that led to criminal charges against several members of the company’s […]

Decade after Mooseheart's memorable football season, lessons 'in game of life' remain – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune Decade after Mooseheart’s memorable football season, lessons ‘in game of life’ remainChicago TribuneThe promised pay was so immense — $70,000 to start — that it seemed like a scam. But after doing … “There’s a lot of times, especially in the oil fields, that are just like football,” said Bullock, 24, who has […]

Warren Buffett's firm to buy majority of Pilot Flying J truck stops – Tribune-Review

NJ.com Warren Buffett’s firm to buy majority of Pilot Flying J truck stopsTribune-ReviewPilot Flying J, which is run by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, has been under scrutiny in recent years because of a diesel fuel rebate scam that led to criminal charges against several executives. The Knoxville, Tennessee, company paid an $85 …Berkshire Hathaway […]

Court Battle Erupts over Truck Trailers and GHG/MPG Rule – Heavy Duty Trucking

Heavy Duty Trucking Court Battle Erupts over Truck Trailers and GHG/MPG RuleHeavy Duty TruckingThe Phase 2 GHG/MPG rules are set to require compliance starting in Jan. 2018, which explains TTMA’s desire to secure a stay of the trailer provision. In addition, TTMA filed a lawsuit back in Dec. 2016 asking the D.C. Circuit to overturn […]

Buffett makes a truck stop, buys big into Pilot Flying J – Fox Business

NJ.com Buffett makes a truck stop, buys big into Pilot Flying JFox BusinessPilot Flying J, which is run by Jimmy Haslam, has been under scrutiny in recent years because of a diesel fuel rebate scam that led to criminal charges against several members of the company’s sales team. Fourteen have pleaded guilty, … An FBI […]

$5.9M Settlement For Widow Of Worker Killed By Truck in 2011 – CBS Chicago

CBS Chicago $5.9M Settlement For Widow Of Worker Killed By Truck in 2011CBS ChicagoEarly that morning, Green was four feet from the road when the truck made a sharp right turn from York Road onto Lake Street and struck him, according to the lawsuit, which alleged that safety barricades and drums required by contracts and […]

Haslam hit from left and right as he considers Senate bid – The Ledger

Haslam hit from left and right as he considers Senate bidThe LedgerBoth the Tennessee Democratic Party and the conservative website Breitbart News took aim at Haslam for the federal investigation into a diesel rebate scam at his family’s truck stop chain, Pilot Flying J. Fourteen members of the Pilot sales staff have … and more » […]

$5.9M settlement for widow of worker fatally struck by truck in 2011 – Chicago Sun-Times

$5.9M settlement for widow of worker fatally struck by truck in 2011Chicago Sun-TimesEarly that morning, Green was four feet from the road when the truck made a sharp right turn from York Road onto Lake Street and struck him, according to the lawsuit, which alleged that safety barricades and drums required by contracts and project […]

Muhammad Ali Enterprises files $30M lawsuit against Fox – WSBT-TV

WSBT-TV Muhammad Ali Enterprises files $30M lawsuit against FoxWSBT-TVCHICAGO (AP) — Muhammad Ali Enterprises on Tuesday filed a $30 million federal lawsuit against Fox Broadcasting Company, claiming Fox used without permission the late boxer’s identity in a video that aired just before its broadcast of the Super Bowl … and more » Read More… Muhammad […]

NBC News president defends losing Weinstein story – WSBT-TV

WSBT-TV NBC News president defends losing Weinstein storyWSBT-TVFarrow said that he had personally been threatened with a lawsuit by Weinstein. Many news organizations that cover Hollywood have faced questions about why it took so long to report on conduct that had allegedly been occurring over many years. Yet it … and more » Read More… […]

Caught on camera: Spokane-area bar owner charged with faking injuries in $230K scam – KHQ Right Now

KHQ Right Now Caught on camera: Spokane-area bar owner charged with faking injuries in $230K scamKHQ Right NowBennett was originally injured in 2002 while working for a trucking firm. Based partly on his alleged deception, doctors eventually reported to L&I that Bennett’s workplace injuries had grown so serious that he couldn’t work. The doctors’ findings […]

In Harrisburg, crowd gathers for Trump tax-cut speech – Philly.com

Philly.com In Harrisburg, crowd gathers for Trump tax-cut speechPhilly.comThe president will tout the plan’s proposed elimination of the estate tax, which conservatives call the “death tax,” to a family-owned Pennsylvania trucking company, which the official did not name. “What people … “Trump-GOP Tax Scam is Billionaire … and more » Read More… In Harrisburg, crowd […]

Hotel reservation website has hidden fees, lawsuit says – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Sentinel Hotel reservation website has hidden fees, lawsuit saysOrlando SentinelThe lawsuit was filed in Orlando federal court recently by attorneys from Tampa, on behalf of Illinois businessman Michael Marko. Marko claims that he booked hotel rooms on Reservations.com for his business, Mike’s Inc. trucking company. When one room … Read More… Hotel reservation website […]

Dayton Children's Hospital property dispute: What's really going on? – Dayton Daily News

Dayton Daily News Dayton Children’s Hospital property dispute: What’s really going on?Dayton Daily NewsThe land where Dayton Children’s Hospital wants to build a new community health center is the subject of an ongoing dispute between the hospital and the former land owner, with the disagreement on display at a Dayton Plan Board meeting this week. […]

Glen Rock police blotter, 10/8/17 – NorthJersey.com

Glen Rock police blotter, 10/8/17NorthJersey.comEDITOR’S NOTE: The following information was provided by the Glen Rock Police Department. Police blotter information may not represent the full scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty. From Oct. 2 to Oct. 8 … Read More… Glen Rock police blotter, 10/8/17 – NorthJersey.com



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