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John McAfee Indicted On Fraud, Money Laundering Charges In Pump And Dump Crypto Scheme

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

McAfee was already indicted last year on separate tax evasion charges.
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Antivirus software creator charged with cheating investors

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee was indicted on fraud and money laundering conspiracy charges alleging that he and cohorts made over $13 million by fooling investors zealous over the emerging cryptocurrency market, authorities said Friday.
McAfee, 75, was charged in a newly unsealed indictment in Manhattan federal court along with Jimmy Gale Watson Jr., who served as an executive adviser on what prosecutors described as McAfee's “so-called cryptocurrency team.”
Prosecutors said Watson, 40, was arrested Thursday night in Texas and would make an initial appearance...
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Software mogul John McAfee charged over $13M cryptocurrency ‘schemes'

Software mogul John McAfee charged over $13M cryptocurrency ‘schemes'

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Eccentric antivirus-software mogul John McAfee ran an illegal “pump and dump” cryptocurrency scheme that raked in millions of dollars for him and his staffers, Manhattan federal prosecutors said Friday. In an indictment unsealed in federal court, prosecutors charged McAfee and Jimmy Watson, his cryptocurrency “executive adviser,” with running two schemes to bilk crypto investors out...
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Antivirus magnate John McAfee has been indicted on federal charges related to 'the fraudulent promotion of cryptocurrencies'

Antivirus magnate John McAfee has been indicted on federal charges related to 'the fraudulent promotion of cryptocurrencies'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Cybersecurity mogul and former presidential candidate John McAfee is facing a variety of charges brought by the US Department of Justice, according to a newly unsealed indictment.
McAfee is being charged on a range of offenses, "stemming from two schemes relating to the fraudulent promotion to investors of cryptocurrencies qualifying under federal law as commodities or securities," the DOJ statement published Friday said .
Those charges range from, "conspiracy to commit commodities and securities fraud" to "money laundering conspiracy offenses," and come in addition...
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Software guru John McAfee and his top cryptocurrency adviser charged with fraud and money laundering by US federal prosecutors

Software guru John McAfee and his top cryptocurrency adviser charged with fraud and money laundering by US federal prosecutors

1 month ago   |   By RT

Antivirus pioneer John McAfee has been charged with fraud and money laundering by prosecutors in New York. The businessman and one-time presidential candidate is accused of fraudulently promoting cryptocurrency on social media.
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