Cryptocurrency fanatic and antivirus software program namesake John McAfee seems to have been launched by authorities within the Dominican Republic at present. McAfee posted an image on his official Twitter account with the caption:
“Leaving detention (do not choose my appears – 4 days of confinement). I used to be nicely handled. My superiors have been pleasant and useful. Despite the useful circumstances, we have determined to maneuver on. Extra later.”
On July 23, a post was made on McAfee’s twitter account, allegedly by McAfee’s marketing campaign supervisor Rob Benedicto Pacifico Juan Maria Loggia-Ramirez, saying that McAfee and his boat crew had possible been detained. McAfee announced that Loggia-Ramirez can be his presidential marketing campaign supervisor in October 2018.
A report by the Related Press seems to have confirmed Loggia-Ramirez’s suspicion. In keeping with the report, McAfee was arrested on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, whereas docking his yacht in Puerto Plata, after which authorities seized high-calibre weapons and different army props from his vessel.
McAfee’s presidential marketing campaign in exile
McAfee has been operating a marketing campaign for President of the USA from self-imposed exile. He’s purportedly conducting the marketing campaign from overseas on account of an alleged indictment by the U.S. Inside Income Service (IRS). McAfee mentioned:
“The IRS has convened a grand jury within the state of Tennessee to cost myself, my spouse […] and 4 of my marketing campaign employees with unspecified IRS crimes of a felonious nature.”
McAfee has additionally mentioned that his marketing campaign just isn’t a critical bid for workplace, however reasonably a method to advertise cryptocurrency.
In a latest interview with Cointelegraph, McAfee mentioned that he believes fiat cash might be lifeless inside 10 years, saying “I feel in 10 years there will be no fiat wherever on the planet. Every little thing might be digital, every little thing might be cryptocurrency.” In stark distinction, U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin lately mentioned that he is not going to even be speaking about Bitcoin in 10 years.