[ISN] British millionaire founder of security software McAfee arrested in Belize in drugs and weapons bust

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 04:18:47 -0500 (CDT)

By James Titcomb
Mail Online
4 May 2012

The millionaire British founder of security firm McAfee has been 
forcefully arrested in Belize following a drugs and weapons bust at his 

John McAfee had his house in Orange Walk, Belize City, surrounded by 
armed guards on Monday. McAfee says they stormed his house, killed his 
dog and handcuffed him in the sun for 14 hours without food or water.

The 67-year-old, who founded the popular McAfee antivirus computer 
software, moved from America to Belize in 2008 after a series of 
lawsuits that threatened to wipe out his fortune.

The eccentric entrepreneur now runs an antibiotic drug company from the 
tiny central American country.


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