American software pioneer John McAfee was found dead in a prison in Barcelona, Spain on Wednesday. His age was 75 years, although shortly before a Spanish court had approved his extradition to America. He was a genius who designed his own antivirus, besides he was a millionaire
John McAfee was arrested in 2020 for not filing tax returns
He was arrested in 2020 for not filing tax returns from 2014 to 2018. On January 4, 2019, he had made a tweet from his Twitter account in which he said that I have not filed tax return for 8 years. Why? 1: taxation is illegal. 2: I paid tens of millions already and received Jack Shit in services. 3. I’m done making money. I live off of cash from McAfee Inc. My net income is negative. But i am a prime target for the IRS. Here I am.
A separate investigation against him revealed that he was sued for a pump-and-dump scheme in which he was accused of earning $23 million in undisclosed compensation by pushing cryptocurrency.
John McAfee was earlier arrested in 2012
In 2012, he was charged with murder, in addition to this he was arrested in Guatemala the same year where he was accused of entering the country illegally. Multiple mudslingings were thrown at him on murder charges, saying he had left home on a highly publicized flight after killing his neighbor and that he was seeking asylum in other countries.