John McAfee dead: Antivirus tycoon killed himself in prison after court OK’d extradition, says lawyer.
For those of you who’ve been around the interwebs for more years than you can remember, you are probably aware of the infamous John MacAfee and the sad unravelling of well, a genius of sorts.
British-American software tycoon John McAfee was found dead in his cell in a Barcelona prison on Wednesday.
Spain’s high court – the Audiencia Nacional – had just hours earlier agreed to his extradition to America to stand trial. He was accused of tax evasion, and of breaking securities law while pocketing $23m from cryptocurrency promotions and associated deals.