The Channel logo

News

By | Simon Sharwood 13th December 2012 00:51

John McAfee on a plane to America

'Officers are here with guns and I must leave'

Antiviral fugitive John McAfee is on his way to the USA, after Guatemala booted him out.

McAfee's blog features an audio interview he gave to Bloomberg in which he says he has been forced to apologise to the President of Guatemala, as his arrival in the nation coincided with negotiations of a treaty with Belize, the nation he fled.

Guatemala has booted him out, he added, and made it plain he has no alternative but to board a plane to Miami.

The interview concludes with McAfee saying 'Officers are here with guns and I must leave'. The brutes have even made him fly American.

McAfee has since blogged from the plane.

That's good news for McAfee, who wasn't keen on chatting to Belize's authorities. But it's bad news for his friends and family, who remain in the Caribbean nation. Whether Belize will attempt to extradite McAfee remains unknown. ®

comment icon Read 26 comments on this article alert Send corrections

Opinion

Memristor_wafer

Chris Mellor

Execution warrant close to being signed for Fink's folly
Woman cuddles 'sly-looking' Fennec fox. Photo by Shutterstock
Cartoon of employee asking wky boss makes hium wear suspenders (while pincer through open trapdoor remains poised above his head) illustration by Cartoon resource for Shutterstock

Frank Jennings

It's not like my boss painstakingly nurtured the contacts, right?

Features

Girl and computer, photo via Shutterstock
Middle-class terror of engineering also part of problem
Nerd fail photo via Shutterstock
Shouting match
Single market vs. rest of the world