Anonymous Donor Sends Alex Jones $1M In Bitcoin

The SPLC’s Hatewatch reports:

An unidentified person donated over 1 million U.S. dollars in Bitcoin to an address advertised on the conspiracy website Infowars on April 23, Hatewatch found, potentially buoying the finances of embattled extremist Alex Jones.

The person donated 26 Bitcoin to Jones, which traded at around $40,000 apiece at the time of the transaction. During an investigation of Jones’ known wallets, Hatewatch found that he demonstrated an increased appetite for cryptocurrency starting in April 2021, around the same time that industry boomed and his standing in the Sandy Hook defamation lawsuit took a significant blow.

Sandy Hook families filed a motion on April 6 claiming that Jones moved his funds to shell companies in order to avoid paying money he owes in compensation for the historic defamation case.

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