Jury Orders Alex Jones to Pay Nearly $1 Billion to Families Hurt by Sandy Hook Allegations
Jones and his company were found liable for damages last year
Alex Jones was ordered to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in afor promoting the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax. The Connecticut jury found Jones liable for $965 million, with amounts reaching as high as $120 million for a single person.
Jones and his company werefor damages last year. The six-person jury was tasked with determining how much the Infowars show host should pay to 15 plaintiffs — including the families and an FBI agent — for calling the 2012 massacre a hoax.
The jury was instructed to arrive at two compensatory damages amounts per plaintiff: one sum for defamation damages and another for emotional distress damages.
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