The American founder of the conspiracy site claimed on his site that the massacre at an American school in Connecticut was nothing more than a rendition led by opponents of firearms.
very heavy fines. Prominent American far-right conspirator Alex Jones was found guilty in Texas on Friday, August 5. pay a fine of $45.2 million (more than 44 million euros) To the parents of the murdered boy The 2012 Sandy Hook shooting was the deadliest mass shooting in American school history, but he denied it.
The Infowars site founder was already ordered Thursday to pay more than $4 million in damages to Scarlett Lewis and Neil Heslin, whose six-year-old son died in the massacre. at this Connecticut school.
he claimed the massacre was staged
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was absent during Friday’s verdict. Contrary to all the evidence claimed on the site, the massacre was nothing more than a scene manipulated by opponents of firearms.
Youths armed with semi-automatic weapons killed 20 children and 6 adults at this Connecticut facility, sparking terror in the United States and reopening debate over measures to regulate firearm sales. .
These rulings are just the first in a series of lawsuits filed by the victims’ relatives. Several family members sued him for compensation, but he eventually publicly admitted to the killing and refused to cooperate with the court.
Thus, judges in Texas and Connecticut condemned him for failing to pay the plaintiffs while leaving the determination of damages to a jury. Other financial sanctions should follow soon. Yes, it could take over Alex Jones’ platform.