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Sandy Hook families ask bankruptcy judge to liquidate Alex Jones' media company

• CBS News

Relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are asking a bankruptcy judge to liquidate conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' media company, including Infowars, instead of allowing him to reorganize his business as they seek to collect on $1.5 billion in lawsuit verdicts against him.

Lawyers for the families filed an emergency motion Sunday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Houston, saying Free Speech Systems has "no prospect" of getting a reorganization plan approved by the court and has "failed to demonstrate any hope of beginning to satisfy" their legal claims, which relate to Jones calling the 2012 school shooting a hoax.

A hearing in Free Speech Systems' bankruptcy case was scheduled for Monday related to a dispute over the company's finances.

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