McAfee detained in Dominican Republic, released after 4 days

Published: July 27, 2019 | by Bitcoin Press News Team

SANTO DOMINGO, July 25 (Reuters) – John McAfee, the eccentric creator of eponymous antivirus computer software, and an entourage were detained by Dominican immigration authorities for entering the country with a cache of firearms and ammunition, the Public Ministry said on Thursday.

McAfee, who is on the run from U.S. tax authorities, was detained after docking his yacht, named Great Mystery, in Puerto Plata on the Dominican Republic’s northern coast.

The Public Ministry said it seized the weapons and ammunition found on the yacht.McAfee posted on Twitter that he was leaving detention after "four days of confinement" and said that despite […]