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Alex Jones's Infowars Files for Bankruptcy Amid Sandy Hook Lawsuits

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Alex Jones's Infowars, Files for Bankruptcy, Amid Sandy Hook Lawsuits.
Alex Jones's Infowars, Files for Bankruptcy, Amid Sandy Hook Lawsuits.
CBS reports that several companies owned
by far-right radio host Alex Jones have filed
for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. .
The news comes amid several high-profile defamation lawsuits brought against the radio host. .
Chapter 11 bankruptcy allows businesses to continue operating while they prepare a turnaround plan by pausing any pending civil litigations.
Chapter 11 bankruptcy allows businesses to continue operating while they prepare a turnaround plan by pausing any pending civil litigations.
According to court documents,
the companies that filed for bankruptcy were:, Infowars, Infowars Health
and Prison Planet TV.
According to court documents,
the companies that filed for bankruptcy were:, Infowars, Infowars Health
and Prison Planet TV.
In the filing, Infowars claims that
it has assets of $0 to $50,000 and
liabilities of $1,000,001 to $10 million.
Meanwhile, a Connecticut judge has ruled that Jones be reimbursed $75,000 in fines that he had paid for failing to appear at a deposition last month. .
Meanwhile, a Connecticut judge has ruled that Jones be reimbursed $75,000 in fines that he had paid for failing to appear at a deposition last month. .
CBS reports that Jones failed to appear for a deposition
in a lawsuit over his claims that the Sandy Hook
Elementary School shooting was a hoax. .
CBS reports that Jones failed to appear for a deposition
in a lawsuit over his claims that the Sandy Hook
Elementary School shooting was a hoax. .
Jones was found liable for damages by a Connecticut
court and a trial to determine how much he should
pay the families is scheduled to begin in August.
Jones was found liable for damages by a Connecticut
court and a trial to determine how much he should
pay the families is scheduled to begin in August.
In similar defamation lawsuits in Texas,
Jones was also found liable for damages
and a trial is scheduled to start in late April. .
In similar defamation lawsuits in Texas,
Jones was also found liable for damages
and a trial is scheduled to start in late April. .
CBS reports that Jones has
since stated that he believes the 2012
Newtown, Connecticut massacre did occur