Bass, Berry & Sims obtained a jury trial victory on six of seven counts for the former vice president of Pilot Flying J who, along with three others, was accused of seeking to defraud customers. The decision concluded a highly publicized trial that spanned more than three months. The jury’s verdict acquitted our client of participating in a conspiracy to defraud customers of Pilot Flying J and of making material false statements to government agents. The defense team is exploring appellate options on the single wire fraud count in which he was convicted.
The case is United States v. Mark Hazelwood, et al.
The case was publicized in various media outlets throughout the trial. Below is article highlighting the jury verdict:
- USA Today (February 15, 2018)