Daily uk news Alex Jones faces ruin: Shameless conspiracy theorist is ordered to pay $4.1M to parents of Sandy Hook massacre over his heartbreaking hoax lies PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - Infowars host Alex Jones has been ordered to pay $4.1 million to the parents of a Sandy Hook victim on Thursday for spreading conspiracy theories that America's deadliest school shooting was a hoax.

Daily uk news Alex Jones faces ruin: Shameless conspiracy theorist is ordered to pay $4.1M to parents of Sandy Hook massacre over his heartbreaking hoax lies PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - Infowars host Alex Jones has been ordered to pay $4.1 million to the parents of a Sandy Hook victim on Thursday for spreading conspiracy theories that America's deadliest school shooting was a hoax.

Daily uk news Alex Jones faces ruin: Shameless conspiracy theorist is ordered to pay $4.1M to parents of Sandy Hook massacre over his heartbreaking hoax lies PremierLeague-News.Com
04 August 2022 - 22:16

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Alex Jones has been ordered to pay $4.1 million to the parents of a Sandy Hook victim after claiming the massacre was a hoax and that he could not pay anything over $2 million. A 12-person jury in Austin, Texas, reached the verdict on Thursday on how much Jones owed Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, whose son Jesse Lewis was among the 26 killed in the massacre. The parents had sought at least $150 million dollars in compensation for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress for all the damage and harm his lies have caused them over the span of a decade.  Jones' attorney asked the jury to limit damages to $8 — one dollar for each of the compensation charges they are considering — and Jones himself said any award over $2 million 'would sink us.'  Alex Jones has been ordered to pay $4.1 million to the parents of Sandy Hook victims Jones said any award over $2 million dollars 'would sink us' as the family of the victims sought $150 million against the InfoWars host for the damage he's caused them The verdict comes a day after Sandy Hook lawyer Mark Bankston revealed that Jones' lawyers had sent him two years worth of emails and text messages that they testified didn't existIt marks the first time the Infowars host has been held financially liable for repeatedly claiming the deadliest school shooting in US history was a hoax. The Texas award could set a marker for other cases against Jones and underlines the financial threat he is facing. It also raises new questions about the ability of Infowars — which has been banned from YouTube, Spotify and Twitter for hate speech — to continue operating, although the company’s finances remain unclear.Jones conceded during the trial that the attack was real and that he was wrong to have lied about it.But Heslin and Lewis told jurors that an apology would not suffice and called on them to make Jones pay for the years of suffering he has put them and other Sandy Hook families through.Jones' media company Free Speech Systems, which is Infowars’ parent company, filed for bankruptcy during the two-week trial. On Wednesday, the accountant who oversees Free Speech Systems' finances testified that Jones withdrew $62 million dollars from the company over the last 14 years and that $9 million in cryptocurrency donations to InfoWars 'went directly to Mr.

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.' A separate, shorter trial to discuss punitive damages will be discussed following the jury's verdict. The damages are awarded when the court finds the defendant's behavior to be especially offensive.   RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next EXCLUSIVE: Could Alex Jones go to JAIL? InfoWars host faces... 'Your attorneys messed up. You know what perjury is,... Share this article Share Aside from the hearing over punitive damages, Wednesday's verdict brings a close to the four-year court saga between Jones and Heslin and Lewis over his claims that the grieving parents were crisis actors. Both parents broke down during the final day of testimony on Tuesday as they confronted Jones over his lies and the harassment they faced for 10 years from those who believed the claims Jones made on InfoWars.  This is a developing story. 

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