According to cointelegraph, bitcoin supporter and 2020 presidential candidate John McAfee returned to prison last week, a day after his release from prison in the Dominican Republic.
On July 26, McAfee posted a picture of himself in custody on twitter, saying he had been arrested a second time, without giving details.
It is understood that the internal revenue service (IRS) has been accusing McAfee of tax evasion, which is also wanted by the CIA and the FBI. MaAfee claimed “I am not paid taxes in the last eight years.” McAfee was arrested along with several other foreign nationals after authorities seized high-caliber weapons and other military items from his yacht, The Great Mystery, which was docked in Puerto Rico, according to The Associated Press article.
In 1987, the birth of the Internet, John McAfee with his name to set up anti-virus software company McAfee Associates, five years on the Nasdaq listing. This also makes him in the industry and outside the “godfather of antivirus software” reputation. He was forced to flee the United States after being accused of shooting his neighbors.
Then, in 2016, McAfee turned MGT, a video company, into a cybersecurity company and started bitcoin mining. He resigned under pressure from company executives and spent all his time on cryptocurrencies. With more than 1 million followers on twitter, he has also posted numerous ICO projects on twitter and successfully promoted the rise of many cryptocurrencies.
He is campaigning for the presidency of the United States in 2020 to promote cryptocurrency. In fact, he ran for President in 2016 before announcing his intention to run for President in 2020 in 2018. He also formed his own liberal party, known as the Internet party.
McAfee also said he is running for President not as a real presidential candidate, but as a way to promote cryptocurrency. Speaking on the ship, McAfee said he would run for President by hiring surrogates on U.S. soil
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