A British-American computer programmer and entrepreneurJohn David McAfee hanged himself in his prison cell on Wednesday. The Spanish High court authorised his expulsion to the US on tax avoidance charges.  John founded the software company McAfee Association in 1987. He is known as the pioneer of anti-virus software. He introduced the programme in the 1980s. He ran the company till 1994. He has been charged in Tennessee on tax avoidance charges.

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He also found guilty in a cryptocurrency fraud case in New York. A court document has been released against John where Spain’s High court agreed to expel McAfee to the United State on Wednesday. John was arrested in the Barcelona airport and prisoned there in October. The authorities have started an investigation to find out the reason for his death. The provincial justice department

has informed regarding his death in prison on Wednesday. In the court hearing, John said that he will spend the rest of his life in prison if he were to be sentenced in the United States. He stated this during a court hearing last month and shown the concern of his age. He stated that “I expect that Spanish court will pay attention to the injustice of this as the United States wants to use me as an example.” His lawyer Javier Villalba said that John was having an opportunity to appeal in the court but he couldn’t stay in jail anymore.

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He hanged himself due to the cruel system that has no reason to keep him in the jail for a long time”. John said that he has not paid his taxes for last eight years. He planned to leave United States to avoid trials.he was living in a megayacht with his wife, two security guards, staff and dogs. John wanted to spend rest of his life with his family so he sold his software company to intel in 2011. In the cryptocurrency fraud case, he offered to help Cuba using cryptocurrency and sought to run for

US president for the Libertarian Party. He left the country in 2012 after the police interrogated him to murder his neighbour. He has a million of followers on Twitter. His wife Janice McAfee said on Sunday that, “Now, the US authorities are determined to have John die in prison to make an example of him for speaking out against the corruption within their government agencies. There is no hope of him ever having a fair trial in America”. To know more about this article stay connected to us.


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