The US authorities have brought charges for tax evasion against the creator of the computer antivirus company, John McAfee. This was reported on the website of the American Justice Department.
The American authorities believe that the businessman evaded taxes by channeling his income to the accounts of dummies. Also, the programmer hid the presence of some assets. In addition to tax evasion, the man is also accused of deliberately not filing tax returns.
Previously, he was detained in Spain, now he is facing extradition to the States. In addition, McAfee can be imprisoned for up to 5 years on each count of tax evasion. He can get another year’s deadline for items relating to non-filing of tax returns. In addition, they wanted to force the businessman to pay compensation.
John McAfee is widely known in the cryptocurrency space. He has a dubious reputation in the crypto market and is known for his eccentric behavior. At the end of 2017, he promised to eat his genitals if the bitcoin price does not reach a million dollars by the end of 2020.