Infowars founder Alex Jones speaks to the media after appearing at his Sandy Hook defamation trial in Waterbury, Connecticut, in October. Photo: Reuters
Infowars founder Alex Jones speaks to the media after appearing at his Sandy Hook defamation trial in Waterbury, Connecticut, in October. Photo: Reuters

Alex Jones files for bankruptcy following US$1.5 billion Sandy Hook verdicts

  • The US conspiracy theorist and the parent company for his Infowars website are on the hook for damages after spreading lies about the 2012 mass shooting
  • Jones claimed for years that the killing of 26 students and staff at the school was staged with actors in a government plot to seize Americans’ guns

Infowars founder Alex Jones speaks to the media after appearing at his Sandy Hook defamation trial in Waterbury, Connecticut, in October. Photo: Reuters
Infowars founder Alex Jones speaks to the media after appearing at his Sandy Hook defamation trial in Waterbury, Connecticut, in October. Photo: Reuters
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