- A jury ordered Rudy Giuliani to pay nearly $150 million to two Georgia election workers for the harm caused by defamatory statements he made about them following the 2020 election.
- The judge in the case has already ruled Giuliani spread false information about Wandrea “Shaye” Moss and her mother Ruby Freeman.
- Freeman and Moss were awarded more than $16 million each for defamation, $20 million each for emotional distress and $75 million total in punitive damages, stemming from a series of statements Giuliani and others, including former President Donald Trump, made.
- In emotional testimony, Moss and Freeman described the flood of threats they received after Giuliani and others disseminated lies about them.
A Washington, DC, jury on Friday ordered Rudy Giuliani to pay more than $148 million to two Georgia election workers for the harm caused by defamatory statements he made following the 2020 election.
It is the latest payout in a string of other high-profile defamation cases in recent years.
Here are some of them:
Sandy Hook families v. Alex Jones
Dominion v. Fox News
- Settlement payout: $787.5 million
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp
- Ordered payout: The jury awarded $15 million to Depp and $2 million to Heard
Cardi B v. Tasha K