• JUST IN: Alex Jones Slapped With Another $45.2 Million in Punitive Damages For Lying About Sandy Hook Victims

    10 days ago - By Mediaite

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    A Texas jury ordered Alex Jones to pay an additional $45.2 million in punitive damages to the parents of Jesse Lewis , a six-year-old boy murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, who Infowars spread conspiracy theories about for years.
    The same jury decided Thursday that Jones and his media company Free Speech Systems owned Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis $4.1 million in compensatory damages for lying that the massacre was a hoax and its 26 victims “crisis actors.”
    Those conspiracy theories, which were aired for years on Infowars, led to harassment...
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  • Marjorie Taylor Greene Claims Alex Jones is ‘Politically Persecuted,' Says ‘Democrats and Liars in The Media' Should ‘Pay Us Millions'

    Marjorie Taylor Greene Claims Alex Jones is ‘Politically Persecuted,' Says ‘Democrats and Liars in The Media' Should ‘Pay Us Millions'

    10 days ago - By Mediaite

    During the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas, Texas on Friday, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene discussed Infowars owner Alex Jones's defamation trial, claiming that he is being unfairly targeted.
    Earlier this week, Jones was ordered to pay $4.1 million in compensatory damages to the parents of a boy murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The court had already found Jones liable for defamation in a default judgment last year. The punitive damages phase of Jones's trial began on Friday.
    Following the judgment ordering Jones to pay $4.1 million in damages, the...
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  • Economist Testifies Alex Jones Could be Worth Up to $270 Million - One Day After He Begged Followers to Buy Products and Donate

    10 days ago - By Mediaite

    An economist hired by attorneys for families of Sandy Hook victims testified Friday he assessed Alex Jones' financial situation, and concluded he might be worth up to $270 million.
    Jones was ordered to pay the families $4.1 million in compensatory damages Thursday after he was found liable for defaming them. The InfoWars founder claimed for years the Sandy Hook massacre never occurred and the children murdered never existed and had been portrayed by “crisis actors.”
    The jury is currently considering how much Jones must pay in punitive damages.
    On Thursday, Jones posted a video on his...
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