Alex Jones must pay Sandy Hook families $965 million for hoax claims, jury says
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay nearly $1 billion for Sandy Hook lies
The jury in Connecticut, where the massacre took place, awarded $965 million to the families of eight Sandy Hook victims and an FBI agent who brought the defamation case against Jones. Jones claimed for years on his show that the Sandy Hook shooting was "staged" by gun control activists and that the parents were "crisis actors," but has since acknowledged it was "100 percent real."
Alex Jones must pay Sandy Hook families nearly $1 billion for hoax claims, jury says
Right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay at least $965 million in damages to numerous families of victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting for falsely claiming they were actors who faked the tragedy, a Connecticut jury said on Wednesday.
Alex Jones to pay $965 million for Sandy Hook lies
The $965 million verdict is the second big judgment against Infowars host Alex Jones for spreading the myth that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting — the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history — never happened
Alex Jones ordered to pay US$965 million for Sandy Hook lies
The conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should pay US$965 million to people who suffered from his false claim that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax, a jury in Connecticut decided Wednesday.