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Infowars Files for Bankruptcy Amid Sandy Hook Lawsuits (1)

April 18, 2022, 6:11 AM

Companies owned by far-right radio host Alex Jones filed for bankruptcy after being hit by a flurry of lawsuits.

Three entities, including his website Infowars, sought Chapter 11 protection in Southern Texas, each with estimated liabilities of as much as $10 million, according to court filings. Chapter 11 filings allow a business to keep operating while working on a turnaround plan, and pause pending civil litigation.

Jones and his companies last year were found liable in a defamation lawsuit brought by relatives of children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre after Jones called the shootings a hoax. A ...