Alex Jones Asks Government to Protect Him

Court records show Jones has filed for personal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Photo shows Alex Jones talking in front of a microphone.
Jones speaks to the media outside Waterbury Superior Court during his trial on September 21, 2022 in Waterbury, Connecticut. Photo via Getty Images

Alex Jones has filed for personal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, court records show. The filing comes less than two months after a jury found that Jones should pay $965 million to the families of Sandy Hook victims and an FBI agent whom he defamed on air, plus an additional $473 milllion in punitive damages.

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In a brief and bloodless filing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, which was first reported by Reuters, Jones estimated that he has assets between $1 million and $10 million, liabilities between $1 billion and $10 billion, and owes money to between 50 and 99 creditors. A list of creditors who had the “largest unsecured claims” against Jones are all the Sandy Hook plaintiffs, as well as American Express, to which he’s listed as owing $150,000. 

Jones didn’t immediately address the filing on his Infowars; as the news broke, the network was airing a replay of the disturbing Kanye West/Nick Fuentes appearance from Thursday, during which West spent several hours praising Adolf Hitler.