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Trust Fund Payouts Follow Unjust DUI Arrest and $1.4 Million Lawsuit

TikTok user Chris Stocks shared a video recounting the story of a young man named Scott, who experienced a wrongful arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) and the subsequent $1.4 million lawsuit settlement that resulted in a trust fund. In the video, Scott recalled being pulled over by a police officer while driving his drunk friend home. The officer suspected Scott of being intoxicated and arrested him based on a failed balance test, despite Scott’s plea to take a breathalyzer test.

After being booked at the police station, Scott was finally given a breathalyzer test, which showed a 0.0 reading. The case was taken to court, and Scott was awarded a $1.4 million lawsuit settlement, which was set up as a trust fund. Currently, Scott receives payments from the trust fund to cover school expenses and other necessities. He will gain full access to the remaining balance when he turns 25. The video shared by Chris Stocks highlights the importance of justice and raises awareness about wrongful arrests.

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