What Was Revealed About Alex Jones’s Net Worth and More in His Trial

What Was Revealed About Alex Jones’s Net Worth and More in His Trial

The trial this week for damages that the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay to the parents of a child killed in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has revealed interesting details about Mr. Jones and his Infowars media company, which he used to spread lies about the shooting.

The jury in Austin, Texas, awarded more than $4 million in compensatory damages on Thursday and was deliberating punitive damages on Friday.

Mr. Jones was found liable last year of defaming the victims’ families after he spread bogus theories that the shooting had been part of a government plot to confiscate Americans’ firearms and that the victims’ families had been complicit in the scheme. This week’s trial is the first of three that will determine how much Mr. Jones owes the families for the suffering he has caused.

Here are several key takeaways from the closely watched trial.

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