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If you are telling their personal story you need their consent.
If you do not have their consent they can sue you.
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They cannot make money from their story.
If they do make money then the government can make a claim against them to recover the money.
each state has their own laws.
So if he is making money from the story then they can claim it back
Here is an article from the Federal government about these laws
Because you have not committed the crime generally you are ok.
But if the authorities suspect that there is some connection between you and the person you are righting about they may try to collect and you have to be prepared to defend any claim.