Crypto supporter and outspoken industry commentator John McAfee has updated his fans from a Spanish prison cell.
McAfee, who at one time was contemplating running for President of the United States, issued a Twitter update through his wife Janice on October 9. Among a number of oddities, he said Spanish prison was “not that bad” and claimed to be able to “smoke and socialize,” and wear whatever clothing he desired.
McAfee also referred to his fellow cellmate as an ambassador’s drug dealer and that the prison was full of “mostly nice people.”
According to a report by the New York Times, McAfee was arrested earlier in the month by Spanish authorities on tax-evasion charges. The antivirus software pioneer had originally fled to Belize in 2012 in order to avoid a murder investigation related to the death of his neighbor.
The report claims U.S. authorities have attempted to extradite McAfee to American soil after failing to file tax returns from 2014 to 2018.
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