John McAfee has been arrested in Spain. McAfee is accused of tax evasion and counterfeiting of cryptocurrencies. Cybersecurity software developer John McAfee is due to be extradited to the United States.
The US Justice Department plans to sue 75-year-old John McAfee for tax evasion and intentional non-declaration of income for 2014-2018, while the SEC accuses him of recommending certain cryptocurrencies on his Twitter account without revealing that he was paid millions of dollars to do so. John McAfee's bodyguard was also indicted for his role in the scheme.
McAfee founded the "McAfee" antivirus software company in the 1980s but withdrew from it in the 1990s.