(NBC News) When Stephanie Lambert packed peanut butter and jelly to keep her two small children happy on a cross-country flight in June, she didn't mean to pick a fight with the Transportation Security Administration. But after a long security line argument, and the confiscation of the peanut butter (but not the jelly), she felt she had no choice.
Stephanie Lambert got $3.99 from the U.S. Treasury after TSA agents seized her child's peanut butter at an airport checkpoint.
Then, after churning through the four-page "SF-95 Tort Claim Package forms," she got something else she never expected: a $3.99 refund from the U.S. Treasury Department.
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