UPDATE: Remember The Guy That Dialed-In To 'Zoom Court' For A Suspended License While Driving? (Video)

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In a twist of events, Corey Harris, a 44-year-old Michigan resident who gained internet fame for attending a court hearing via Zoom from his car, has been revealed to have never held a legitimate driver's license.

This revelation came to light following Harris' arrest on charges of driving with a suspended license. However, it was later discovered that the suspension had been lifted in 2022, but due to a clerical error and Harris' failure to make the necessary payments, the record was not updated.

As reported by USA Today, Harris made another court appearance on Wednesday, where Washtenaw County Judge J. Cedric Simpson disclosed that Harris had never possessed a license to be suspended in the first place. Michigan law allows for driving record suspensions regardless of the existence of a license.

Judge Simpson, citing WXYZ, highlighted that Michigan residents are permitted to hold either a driver's license or a state ID, not both. Harris, it appears, had been renewing his state ID annually. "Let me make it very clear, based on what the court looked at," Judge Simpson stated. "[Harris] has never had a Michigan license, ever, and he has never had a license in the other 49 states and commonwealths that form up this great union. He has never had a license."

The judge expressed his perplexity over Harris' decision to create unnecessary "hoopla" in court rather than being forthright about his lack of a license. It was previously reported that a judge had lifted Harris' suspension in 2022, but the Saginaw County Friend of the Court failed to notify the Michigan Secretary of State's Office of the decision. Judge Simpson, however, clarified that this was due to Harris' non-payment of the required fees.

Further investigations revealed an outstanding arrest warrant against Harris from 2015 for driving with a suspended license. Judge Simpson ordered Harris to be held pending a decision by the Allen Park police. If the police decide not to pursue the case, Harris will be released on a $500 bond.

Harris is set to appear in court again on August 7. Until then, he has expressed his intention to obtain a legitimate driver's license. This case underscores the importance of transparency and adherence to the law, values that are fundamental to a functioning society.