Tag: john mcafee

Sep 19 2022

John McAfee: Inside The Chaotic Life Of The Enigmatic Cybersecurity Legend

John McAfee was no ordinary guy. He established himself as a leader in the cybersecurity industry by creating one of the largest antivirus companies ever. What happened next, though, is what truly propelled him into the public eye. The American software mogul, who was born in Britain, did stints at NASA, Lockheed Martin, and Xerox before releasing McAfee VirusScan in 1987. As a...

Aug 24 2022

Bitcoin Superfan, Anti-Virus Software Pioneer John McAfee Is Still Alive, Ex-Girlfriend Claims

Notorious Bitcoin proponent John McAfee could be hiding in some underground residence, or a secluded island and away from public view. He could still be alive. Samantha Herrera, the former girlfriend of McAfee - who is well-known for developing an anti-virus software in his name - claims he did not perish behind bars but escaped and is now living in the United States....

Aug 23 2022

Did John McAfee Fake His Own Death? His Ex Claims So

Aug 23 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  john mcafee people

Samantha Herrera, John McAfee's ex-girlfriend, says that contrary to official reports, McAfee did not die in his prison cell but escaped and is now living in the United States. Happily...

Jul 19 2022

CFTC Ends McAfee’s Crypto Pump-and-Dump Charges, Fined Bodyguard $290K

The civil cases in the US against deceased tech mogul John McAfee came to an end as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) dropped the case against him for cryptocurrency pump-and-dump. The US regulator announced on Monday that it reached a settlement with Dallas-based Jimmy Gale Watson for his involvement in the crypto pump-and-dump scheme, ordering him to pay more than $290,000. Watson...

Jun 28 2021

John McAfee: The Passing of a Pioneer, Outlaw, and Legend

Last week, the crypto community awoke to the shocking news that John McAfee was dead. A maverick fixture in the crypto space, he had many supporters as well as many critics. The latter stages in his life often played out like a hard-boiled novel or movie. John McAfee was found dead in his jail cell at the Brians 2 penitentiary center. The prison...

Jun 24 2021

John McAfee: Praise And Conspiracy Theories Follow The Death Of The Antivirus Software Mogul

John McAfee, the founder of the antivirus software company McAfee, was found dead in his cell in Spain, apparently by suicide, just hours after the country's highest court approved his extradition to the United States, where he was wanted on tax-related criminal charges carrying a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison....

RIP – Crypto Celebrity John McAfee Found Dead In Spain

Computer programmer, businessman, founder of the McAfee antivirus solution and crypto celebrity John McAfee was reportedly found dead in his cell in Spain, where he was being held after being arrested for charges of tax evasion in United States, several sources said on June 23. He allegedly hanged himself, according to his lawyers and resuscitation attempts proved...

Jun 23 2021

The Life And Death Of John McAfee: Antivirus Legend, Crypto Promoter

Jun 23 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins bitcoin crypto john mcafee

According to a spokeswoman for the Superior Court of Catalonia, former crypto promoter John McAfee was discovered dead in his prison cell near Barcelona, Spain at the age of 75. A medical examiner is on the scene since hours ago when his deceased body was first found, and the scene is now under investigation. Here's everything else...

Tech Mogul John McAfee Commits Suicide in a Barcelona’s Prison

The troubled founder of the antivirus software McAfee was pending to be extradited to the United States.

Jun 16 2021

John McAfee Speaks: The US Thinks I’m Hiding Crypto

Jun 16 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd crypto eth

John McAfee, a software developer, and entrepreneur was indicted with fraud, tax evasion, and money laundering conspiracy. According to the indictment filed by the US Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York, McAfee and other accomplices allegedly obtained over $10 million with illicit activities...

Mar 13 2021

John McAfee and Associate Face Federal Charges

In Manhattan. federal prosecutors have indicted John McAfee and an associate, Jimmy Watson, for fraud and money laundering crimes. John McAfee is the founder of the McAfee antivirus software company while Jimmy Gale Watson Jr. served as the executive adviser of the McAfee crypto team. Charges Against the McAfee Team On the 5th of March, the United States Attorney for the Southern District...

Mar 05 2021

John McAfee and His Adviser Indicted in New Crypto Fraud Case

He is charged along with his former employee Jimmy Gale Watson on what prosecutors described as McAfee’s cryptocurrency team.

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