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Alex Jones Shamelessly Demands Infowars Cryptocurrency Donations During Sandy Hook Trial Testimony

Alex Jones shamelessly asked people to donate cryptocurrency to Infowars as he spoke and testified in a Sandy Hook defamation lawsuit.

Jones even took the time to give the web address to donate cryptocurrency to his right-wing media company as an attorney for the victims’ families pressed him on how he monetized claims that the school massacre was a hoax.

The conspiracy theorist told the court that his audience had already donated $9 million worth of cryptocurrency, which went straight into his personal wallet. But he insists he had transferred all but $60,000 to his media company, Free Speech Systems.

“Technically it went to my bank account and then to Free Speech Systems,” he said.

Jones claimed that his viewers knew they gave the crypto directly to him and that it was for his business.

“We’re fighting the Deep State, we need the money,” Jones said from the stand.

Jones was then asked about other products he was selling to his audience, including a “1776” silver collectible coin. He told the court that the piece cost him $35, but the total price he charged was $130 and was currently available for sale for $99.

Jones insisted he was honest with his audience about the deal. “Conservatives are smart. They know everything about silver and gold,” he told the court.

Asked about the markup he does on other products, he added, “My audience is smart, they work for a living.”

This is the second libel suit in a lawsuit Mr Jones lost with the families of the Sandy Hook victims.

During a trial in Texas last month, Mr Jones admitted he knew the 2012 massacre was real – not a “hoax” as he had previously claimed.

In that case, he was ordered to pay $4.11 million in compensatory damages and $45.2 million in punitive damages to Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, the parents of six-year-old victim Jesse Lewis.

Now, Connecticut jurors will decide how much Mr. Jones should pay those families in damages.

The Independent Gt

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