Macafee is wanted by the USA for tax crime and appeared before the duty judge on October 4.
American programmer and businessman John Macafee are taken into custody without bail by the decision of the Spanish court. This fact was reported on Tuesday, October 6, by information agency TOP NEWS with reference to the National judicial board of the kingdom.
According to its data, Macafi is wanted by the USA for tax crime and was brought before the duty judge on October 4. A source in the police specified that Maqafi was detained at the airport in Barcelona on October 3.
On October 5 federal prosecutor’s office of the Western district of American state Tennessee reported that on October 5 US authorities brought charges against Macafee for tax evasion.
The office of public prosecutor emphasized that Maqafi received millions of dollars through operations with crypt-currency for consultations and for paid speeches.
“In the period 2014-2018, Macafee did not submit tax returns, despite the fact that he received significant funds from these sources,” the prosecutor’s statement said.
The businessman is 1987 founded the company McAfee, which is a major developer of anti-virus software. In 2011, the company was acquired by Intel Corporation.
As reported, employees of the Security Service of Ukraine blocked the work of the international Internet network to legalize income through cryptographic tools.