Author of book claiming Sandy Hook was a hoax forced to pay victim's father nearly $500K

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A former professor who co-wrote a book calling the Sandy Hook shooting a hoax has been ordered to pay nearly $500,000 to a father of one of the victims.

Leonard Pozner sued James Fetzer and Mike Palacek over their book called "Nobody Died at Sandy Hook."

The book alleged, among other things, that Pozner produced fake copies of his son Noah's death certificate.

Fetzer says he will appeal. Palacek reached a settlement with Pozner last month.

The book has since been pulled from circulation by its publisher.

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