Alex Jones transferred millions from his InfoWars parent company to entities controlled by friends and family ahead of billion dollar damage awards in Sandy Hook cases, WaPo reports

Alex Jones.
WaPo reported Alex Jones transferred millions from InfoWars’ parent company ahead of its bankruptcy.
The company signed promissory notes to entities owned by Jones’ friends and family.
Jones was ordered to pay nearly $1.5 billion in damages related to lies he spread about Sandy Hook.

A Washington Post report found Alex Jones transferred millions of dollars out of his InfoWars parent company ahead of its bankruptcy filing.

The radio host has been ordered to pay nearly $1.5 billion in damages related to lies he spread about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which judges in Texas and Connecticut have ruled were defamatory toward the surviving families. Jones’ recent financial maneuvers may be an attempt to shield his assets from being impacted by the landmark cases.

Twenty-six people died in the shooting, including 20 children.

According to records reviewed by the Post, between August 2020 and November 2021, Jones’ company, Free Speech Systems, began signing…

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