Infowars Agrees To End Ch. 11 But Defamation Claims Remain

By Jeff Montgomery and Vince Sullivan (June 2, 2022, 12:55 PM EDT) -- Alex Jones' Infowars has agreed to drop its bankruptcy case after defamation claims over his false conspiracy theory that the Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax were removed from the Chapter 11 proceeding.

The Sandy Hook families have dismissed their successful state court defamation claims in Texas and Connecticut, but the dismissals apply only to the claims against debtors InfoW LLC, IW Health LLC and Prison Planet TV LLC. The defamation claims against Jones and Free Speech Systems LLC and Genesis Communications Network Inc. remain alive, according to court filings Wednesday. Nondebtors Free Speech and Genesis are the entities that...

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