McAfee antivirus founder, wanted for murder in Belize
John McAfee is the main suspect in the murder of American Faull Gregory, who was shot last night
John McAfee, founder of McAfee, one of the largest computer security (antivirus) companies in the world, is wanted by authorities in Belize on charges of murder, reported Gizmodo, the popular information site Internet technology.
The website said that according to McAfee Belize National Police, 67 years old, is the main suspect in the murder of American Faull Gregory, who was shot Saturday night at his home in San Pedro, on the island of Ambergris Caye.
Marco Vidal, head of the Gang Suppression Unit of the Belize National Police, told Gizmodo that McAfee and Faull had been at odds for some time.
Faull Last Wednesday filed a formal complaint against McAfee before the authorities of San Pedro, and said that McAfee had shot guns and shown “aggressive behavior” after a disagreement involving dogs.
Gizmodo reported just last week on reports that McAfee had alienated American community resident on the island of Ambergris Caye and that his behavior was increasingly erratic.
According to the portal, McAfee wrote in 2011 more than 200 times in an internet forum, called Bluelight, drugs, their attempts to purify the compounds psychoactive drug commonly known as “bath salts.”
“I’m a big fan of MDPV, (Methylenedioxypyrovalerone)” wrote. “I think it is the best drug ever conceived, not only for indescribable hypersexuality, but also mild euphoria and mild downturn”.
McAfee was one of the first developers of antivirus software. In 1987 the company founded McAfee Associates, with the idea of developing antivirus software.
The company became the first to distribute antivirus programs on the model of “shareware” or shared, allowing the user to use it for a while before buying it or keep it for free, but without some of its functions.
The company grew and he became a billionaire. The company remains one of the major antivirus companies in the world.