In the present day the Justice Division announced that a 2016 US presidential candidate has been indicted for tax evasion. After John McAfee was arrested in Spain, the Tax Division unsealed an indictment from June 15th claiming that he did not file tax returns from 2014 to 2018 regardless of incomes “thousands and thousands in earnings from selling cryptocurrencies, consulting work, talking engagements, and promoting the rights to his life story for a documentary.”
Past that indictment, McAfee is also facing charges from the SEC for that cryptocurrency promotion. In a press launch, the SEC explains that the costs are for McAfee promotion preliminary coin choices (ICOs) by way of Twitter with out admitting that he was getting paid for it.
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