U.S. charges anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee with cryptocurrency fraud

John McAfee, the antivirus software pioneer whose former company still bears his name, has been indicted on fraud and money-laundering conspiracy charges stemming from two cryptocurrency schemes, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday. Authorities accused McAfee and his bodyguard, Jimmy Gale Watson Jr., of exploiting McAfee’s large Twitter following to artificially inflate prices of… Read More U.S. charges anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee with cryptocurrency fraud

U.S. indicts anti-virus software creator John McAfee on tax evasion charges

Federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment on Monday against John David McAfee, creator of the eponymous anti-virus software, over charges that he evaded taxes and willfully failed to file tax returns. The U.S. Justice Department announced the charges shortly after the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed it had brought civil charges against McAfee, alleging that he… Read More U.S. indicts anti-virus software creator John McAfee on tax evasion charges