U.S. software mogul John McAfee dies by hanging in Spanish prison - lawyer says

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U.S. software mogul John McAfee dies by hanging in Spanish prison - lawyer says

BARCELONA (Reuters) -U.S. technology entrepreneur John McAfee apparently hanged himself in his prison cell on Wednesday after the Spanish high court authorised his extradition to the United States, his lawyer told Reuters.

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: John McAfee, co-founder of McAfee Crypto Team and CEO of Luxcore and founder of McAfee Antivirus, speaks at the Malta Blockchain Summit in St Julian's, Malta November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi/File Photo

Known for his eccentric behaviour and videos, McAfee, 75, was a pioneer of anti-virus software and indicted in Tennessee on tax evasion charges. He also was charged in a cryptocurrency fraud case in New York.

Spain's high court agreed to extradite McAfee to the United States, a court document released on Wednesday said.

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  • Rajesh Krishnan @Rajesh Krishnan
    Will he hang himself just for tax evasion charges, good try to portray a ***into suicide.
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  • Twenty years Exp @Twenty years Exp
    Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said Wednesday he was one of the seven Federal Open Market Committee members who projected a rate hike in late 2022, which was in the June summary of economic projections released last week. One rate hike in 2022 plus two rate hike in 2023. Inflation in dangerous level. Already new home buying index comes out its not upto the expectation. Eating out is the major thing to decide about usa economy condition. Its reduced nearly 85 percentage as per report. Usa meme companies are getting attention other companies loosing reputation in the share market. Home delivery of food and items also reduced as per research report. What is going on really ? Usa is very strong developed country and economy before. Now where its headed? Mcafee creator dead that also suicide in the prison. Tech major is treated very badly in the world wide market.
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  • ram rasool @ram rasool
    A Sad end to a intelligent anti establishment honest, eccentric multi faced talent. May his soul rest in peace.
    Like 1

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