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Millionaire creator of the McAfee antivirus detained in Spain

John Mcafee is suspected of, among other crimes, evading payment of millions of dollars in taxes.

Spanish police detained US magnate John Mcafee, creator of the famous anti-virus software program of the same name at Barcelona airport, which is wanted in the United States for suspected fraud.

The millionaire was intercepted on Saturday night as he was preparing to take a flight to Istanbul (Turkey) accompanied by two people, according to Spanish police sources, who followed up on a search and arrest warrant issued by the United States court ( USA).

John Mcafee is suspected of, among other crimes, evading the payment of millions of dollars in taxes on profits that he allegedly made in activities such as the virtual money trade (cryptocurrencies).

This is not the first time he has been arrested, after last year he was detained in a port in the Dominican Republic with various weapons on board his yacht.

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