Alex Jones Infowars Store Raised $ 165 Million Over Three Years: Docs
Hawking’s supplements and survival gear were a pretty lucrative business for Alex Jones. The conspiracy theorist raked in $ 165 million from the Infowars store over three years starting in September 2015, while begging his supporters to help him stay financially solvent, records obtained by The Huff Post revealed Friday.
Jones begged a caller on his radio show to help him “pay the bills” as late as Thursday. âI’m not going to stop the growth and let them set us back,â he said in a typical call. âI need your help, Frank. I need your help!”
The bills Jones has to pay do not match the cost of electricity at the Infowars studio. Jones is entering 2022 and faces potentially huge legal fees after losing another lawsuit over his lies that the Sandy Hook shooting was bogus.
News of how quickly merchandise flew off the shelves at the Infowars store – which is known to sell a variety of survival items, questionable brain supplements, and more. Relative of one of the victims of the 2012 massacre. Jones lost the case last September because he has several more who were brought in because of his Sandy Hook lies, and his wallet took a hit.
By March 2020, for example, Jones had amassed $ 150,000 in legal fees in a single case – one in which he had yet to even face a jury.
“It is rare to see a legal defense so incompetent and disrespectful of the rule of law that it forces an accused to accumulate $ 150,000 in fines on preliminary motions even before reaching trial,” said the lawyer for the families of the victims at the time. âThese fines are just the start. A much bigger calculation awaits Mr. Jones.
Jones called the shooting, which left 20 children and six adults dead, a “false flag” with “green screen” footage and “crisis actors.” The Huff Post pointed out on Friday that on days Jones provoked lies like these on his show, sales at his Infowars store were increasing. “I’ve watched a lot of soap operas and seen actors before,” Jones said on her Nov. 18, 2016 show. “And I know when I’m watching a movie and when I’m watching something real.”
Jones’ total profit that day: $ 103,513.11.
Other legal battles may prompt Jones to continue pleading for money, including his trial against the House committee on January 6 after he subpoenaed him to testify and record about his role in the planning for the murderous Capitol insurgency. Jones, unsurprisingly, has been spreading false theories about the 2020 presidential election. Once you’ve lied about a school shooting that left 20 young children, pushing conspiracy theories on voter fraud doesn’t probably doesn’t sound that bad.