John McAfee Found Dead in Spanish Jail While Awaiting Extradition to the U.S. on Sketchy Securities Charges

Posted originally on the conservative tree house onJune 23, 2021 | Sundance | 263 Comments

They are saying it was suicide; however, John McAfee didn’t kill himself…. no way.  For years McAfee was a romantic outlaw, rough around the edges and a little weird at times, but he also consistently said various elements of the U.S. government were out to get him.

McAfee even put a tattoo on his arm saying he would not kill himself.  That is how certain he was that someone, some entity, would eventually want to shut him down.

McAfee was under securities charges for making money by recommending investments without disclosing his relationship to the investment.  The charges were always a little weird, and the claims of tax evasion never amounted to enough to warrant the severity of the effort to capture him, but the U.S. was adamant about getting him extradited.  Nothing about this sniffs right.  Nothing.

(Via ABC) – John McAfee, founder of McAfee Antivirus, was found dead in his cell in a Spanish jail, his lawyer confirmed to ABC News. The Spanish Interior Ministry also confirmed the death.

McAfee, 75, who was a household name in computer security software, faced securities fraud charges and extradition to the U.S. at the time of his death. Between November 2017 and February 2018, McAfee leveraged his fame as a computer programmer to make more than $23 million by recommending a number of “initial coin offerings” to his Twitter followers, federal prosecutors said.

The problem, according to prosecutors, was that McAfee failed to disclose he was a paid pitchman and promoting an investment product without disclosing you’re being paid to do so is unlawful. (read more)

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