NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A third employee of the truck stop chain owned by the Cleveland Browns owner and Tennessee's governor has pleaded guilty in what authorities call a scheme to cheat trucking firms out of rebates.
Regional sales manager Kevin Clark pleaded guilty to mail fraud Tuesday in federal court in Knoxville. Court records state he conspired with others in Pilot Flying J's sales division to short-change trucking companies by thousands of dollars between 2009 and this spring.
Like two other employees previously did, Clark pleaded guilty in an arrangement called an information rather than an indictment. That indicates he's cooperating with investigators.
Pilot Flying J is run by Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, the brother of Gov. Bill Haslam. Jimmy Haslam has denied wrongdoing. The governor maintains he is not involved with operating the company.

Recent NFL Discussions

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Colts vs. Jets Prediction Will the Jets pull off the small upset tonight when they host the Colts on Monday Night Football at 8:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Colts vs. Jets Odds Week 13 of the NFL season concludes tonight when the New York Jets play host to the Indianapolis Colts at 8:30PM ET.
Thumbnail NFL Week 14 Opening Odds As teams jockey for playoff position and battle for division titles, here's a look at the opening odds for Week 14 in the NFL.
Thumbnail Panthers vs. Seahawks Prediction Will the Seahawks rebound off their loss to the Bucs when they take on the Panthers tonight at 8:30PM ET for Sunday Night Football?
Thumbnail Redskins vs. Cardinals Prediction Will the Redskins pull off the upset today in Arizona or will the Cardinals snap out of their current funk with a victory?
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages