Wall Street

Explainer-What’s next for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Published by
Reuters

(Reuters) – A jury in Austin, Texas decided on Friday that U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay the parents of a child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre $45.2 million in punitive damages for falsely claiming the shooting was a hoax, on top of a $4.1 million in compensatory damages. Here are some of the other legal challenges Jones and his company now face. CONNECTICUT LAWSUIT Jones is due to stand trial to decide damages in a different case in Waterbury, Connecticut, after he was found liable by default judgment for defaming families of several victims with falsehoods about the Sa…

Read More

Share this Story
Load More Related Articles
Load More In Wall Street