Alex Jones transfers assets to family and friends to avoid paying Sandy Hook’s family: NYT

Infowars host Alex Jones has transferred millions of dollars’ worth of assets to family and friends, and has secured his fortune from nearly $1.5 billion in legal damages owed to the families of Sandy Hook shooting victims. may be protecting the new york times.

Last fall, Jones was ordered to pay more than $1.4 billion in damages to the families of eight victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shootings that killed 20 young children and six adults. He was also ordered to pay an additional $50 million to the parents of Sandy Hook victims in another Texas case.

An Infowars host has been hit with multiple defamation lawsuits after repeatedly suggesting the school shooting in Newton, Connecticut, was a “false flag operation” by the US government. Victims’ families, whom he accused of being an actor, were intimidated and harassed by his supporters.

He filed for both personal and business bankruptcy last year as the damages piled up. The move Sandy Hook’s family has claimed is an effort to protect his assets from creditors.

His company Free Speech Systems, which filed for bankruptcy last July, reportedly transferred tens of thousands of dollars to PQPR, a company owned by Jones and his parents, according to The Times.

Jones also transferred a $3 million estate to his wife, continues to pass on other real estate assets to his family, including his adult son, and has entered into business partnerships with several new companies founded by his friends. The Times reported that there is.

The Infowars organizer’s financial status remains largely unknown, and his lawyers have said in recent court filings where he keeps his bank accounts, how many trusts he has set up, and how much money he has in 2022. -2 claims to not remember where the form is. times.

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